knitting, but not much happening

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no new flowers today but here’s a taste of what i’ve been eating for lunch every day this week. mm-mmm—nothing like it. i can’t get enough. we’ve had several days of heavy rain in a row, following several weeks of extremely dry weather. such a relief—not that it’s been hot, but the dryness really gets […]

whitfield jacket

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david wanted a heavy field jacket and this is what i came up with—a tweedy, rugged-looking coat with a longer, easy fit and a neck opening that’s ripe for a scarf. lots of pockets for all that stuff he needs to carry, side slits at the hem to prevent bunching, and a big collar to […]


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this is the jacket i’ll keep near the door this fall to grab over and over again on my way out the door. a comfortable, tweedy leisure jacket (that truly deserves the name) to knock around in with jeans or to wear as a change-up from a suit jacket with “nice” trousers. not too heavy, […]

another quickie; now with blocking prøn

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mmm, gold. we have some inside and out—the black eyed susans have bloomed just in time to celebrate my new FO. these are one of david’s favorites. finally we had some rain yesterday. not an all-nighter, but on and off for a few hours anyway. enough to perk things up outside for a bit (but […]