i might get a medal after all

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because it’s been such a busy trip, my olympic goal—to finish five socks and knit a hat for david—has not really been at the forefront of my thoughts this week. despite my lack of focus on it, bit by bit, my knitting has progressed and if david drives most of the way home (so i […]

longjohn socks

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everyone needs a good traveling companion and for me, the longjohn socks have played that role nicely this month, when david hasn’t been along for the trip. worked in a knit/purl pattern so easy it does not require a chart, these socks can be tucked in a pocket or purse to take along on any […]

cooking up a storm

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on monday we left maryland under overcast skies and headed for new york state to spend a couple of days visiting with friends. we had a wonderfully relaxing evening and overnight with them and i got lots of knitting done on my french quarter socks while we visited. i think that was the longest stretch […]

thank you, eleganza yarns

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a quick post today, with many thanks to paul and kristi, owners of lotte asian plaza food court. it sounds a bit pedestrian, but it’s one of james’s favorite places to eat and we have greatly enjoyed meals there in the past. when we set out from ohio, david specifically mentioned that he’d like to […]