and there goes september

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we are at the end of a very overcast and drizzly week here—not cold, but a dreary harbinger that the gray season is fast approaching. suddenly, it’s fall and i’m looking at the back side of september. the weather today is a little brighter (but also colder); the sky was actually blue for a while […]

blue, red, and green

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mmmmm-mmm. i started to say what these chubby hanks of yarn make me want to do and it sounded so off-color that i stopped—let your imagination fly. it arrived today and i just couldn’t resist pushing it at you for a yarn hug. a big batch of robusta, is 100% corriedale in a nice DK […]

too long!

Posted on 33 CommentsPosted in designing, lace/shawls, projects, spinning and fiber

so sorry for my absence the last couple of days—i’ve been working on a behind-the-scenes project that required a little more attention over the weekend and ended up not knitting very much. and truthfully, i think it’s going to be like that for a little while. i have some other work that i’ll need to […]

the comeback

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i don’t know about where you live, but here in ohio, the end of summer has been nothing short of glorious—stunning skies, comfortable temperatures, fresh breezes, and a bit of chill at night (but not too much). we had a beautiful summer, everyone agrees, but the early fall has been simply stellar. even in a […]