a scary day in the neighborhood

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happy halloween! i know many of you have been looking forward all month so see what my neighbor bret has cooked up for this year’s halloween display, so i’ve organized some photos of his house and yard for my post today. each year, bret rotates his holiday displays throughout the winter months, but focuses on […]


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are you just about ready to start gift knitting for the holidays? or suddenly feeling the chill wind of november nipping at your cuffs and neck? maybe this neckwarmer and mitts set will fill the bill—classic architectural detail translated into a handknit fabric, texural yet refined. knit up in fine, soft fingering yarn, these pieces […]

i really, really like this book

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my friend written another book AND she published it herself. AND it’s absolutely stunning—a real work of art. how much more of a role model do i need? i’m as proud of cookie’s book as if i wrote it myself (i WISH). i received my advance copy the other day and since then, i’ve picked […]