Posted on 23 CommentsPosted in patterns

on this very last day of 2010, i have one final holiday pattern to ring out the old year while swinging in the new. and a mighty fancy one it is—sure to be on many a dance card as we knitters prepare for spring celebrations, such as weddings and proms. what girl could resist such […]

loose ends

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i love this week after christmas—the rush is over and it’s quiet for a few days; time to find places for all the christmas gifts, spend time visiting with friends, and get reacquainted to the various knitting projects i set aside in favor of gift knitting (which i enjoy, but not as an endurance sport). […]

photo finish—we have a winner

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before i start my very long post-holiday post, let’s pause to give a cheer for gina f., winner of sixth&spring books. big thanks to sixth&spring for their generosity in supporting a giveaway to go with each book review—i know you all appreciate the fun. and now for the christmas recap—did you all have a nice […]

light up the night

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once halloween has passed each year, we all begin to speculate about what our neighbor bret will cook up for his christmas display. by all, i mean the various friends and students who come and go at my house, where, from across the street, we own the best seats on the block for viewing his […]