aria delicato

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this week’s installment in the pre-christmas pattern flurry is a pretty lace scarf in a downy soft yarn with all-winter appeal. i won’t be bashful about it—i love the way this one turned out and enjoyed every minute of knitting it. the pattern is easy as can be, with just eight rows to keep track […]

all’s well that ends well . . .

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it’s been a bit of a whirlwind here in montreal, but then, it often feels that way wherever i travel. i’m so glad we decided to make a bit of a holiday out of this trip; david and i are enjoying the city with relish. while we love our new home in ohio, there are […]

now, where did we leave off?

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i’m working on quite a few projects at once here—almost too many to keep track of (and yet, i want to start more; what does that say about me?). i’m blaming it on christmas and my annual mad desire to knit lots of useful and amusing accessory items. sometimes, they actually make their way to […]

a weekend worthy of the word

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beckie and i started our weekend off right, with an evening of knitting and lounging about in our slippers and stretchy pants. it was great. beckie’s been working on her briar rose fourth of july and finished the second front piece that evening. it’s beautiful—i am engulfed in yarn envy over that colorway, a beautiful […]