summit redux—a story in yarn

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sock summit was such an incredible event and an amazing experience—i was honored to be asked to teach at the convention and had looked forward to it for over a year. i don’t think i can ever find the words to thank stephanie and all the ST-2s for including me in the group of instructors […]

light at the end of the tunnel

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celebrating the growing chasm in the center of my lace yarn cake—just look at that . . i might be almost done soon (amazing how much faster a project goes when i actually knit on it). meanwhile the stole itself looks pretty much the same, so i won’t bore you with another photo of that, […]

a touch of fall in the air

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even before i left town, there was a whiff of fall in the air now and then at night; not just the scent of an overly-cool summer, but the true aroma of leaves melding with ground, woodsmoke, and a sharp edge to the breeze here and there. this acorn squash i’d left it in the […]

home plate

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well, here we are, back in ohio. i forgot all about the new steps until beckie pulled up in front of them last night (thank you again beckie for picking us up from the airport!), but ooohh, what a great sight to come home to. i ran up and down a couple of times after […]