it’s a wash

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in my monday morning class we had a couple of people with finished lace scarves that wanted a blocking lesson, so about an hour before they got here, i put the scarves on to soak got out the wires and the old bedsheet and set up the blocking spot in the living room. one of […]

she spins seacell at the seashore

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this is linda. linda is very happy (i know, you can’t tell from the photo, but . . .). she’s been spinning seacell that she purchase from three bags full, purchased by anne marie at hot waffles with yarn from the corriedale batt she spun up during august. here we have some of the singles, […]

it’s not over yet

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flower of the day: queen of siam basil i know i should keep these nipped back but at this point they are so gorgeous i can’t bear to cut them. and the bees really seem to dig them. it’s gotten quite cold here in ohio, particularly at night. the heat has been going on during […]

winding diamonds

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here’s a pretty sock for these first days of fall, when you want a little warmth on your toes, but not too much. and it has to go with work clothes. and those new flats you just love. and the new heels. shown here in spritely goods eaving. knitspot pattern shop. this beautiful, fine fingering […]