on walkabout

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i’m on a plane at the moment, winging my way toward san francisco and a visit with our dear friend cookie. since i’m going to be in the shadow of a sock guru for the next week, i’m not only packing a couple of unfinished sock projects to take along (just to look somewhat on […]

gray garden

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here in ohio, spring is in the sky and beginning to swell the earth, but we have a ways to go before winter is really over—it is february and windy, so we still have need of our layers. this cozy shawlette, knit up in a lively fingering yarn, has a nice weight for this time […]


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our hyacinths are popping up everywhere now and some of them even have buds emerging already. it seems a little early for all this, but i’ll take it. even though we’ve sailed through what’s ended up being a non winter this year, i’m ready to be done with it. bring on the longer, sunnier days; […]

passing the torch

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well, it’s official—there’s a new face in the knitspot family; welcome erica owens! our majordomo position has grown to the point where beckie was finding it a bit too much on top of her full time job. when she decided to pass the torch, i was at my wit’s end as to how we would […]