rhinebeck, round I

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a good part of the magic surrounding the new york state sheep and wool show—better known simply as rhinebeck—is that it is held each year over the third weekend of october, coinciding with the peak of the hudson valley fall foliage display. it is a rare rhinebeck wool festival where the backdrop is nothing short […]

oktober zest

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soon it’ll be time to get serious about that holiday gift list you’ve been editing in your head all year and if you’re like me, you may find yourself wondering what to knit for the guys in your life this . . . you want something hard-wearing and rugged to withstand daily wear by your […]

the behinder i get . . .

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i just don’t know where the time is going; what i do know is that it’s running through my hands like water lately. maybe it’s all the travel, eh? i have not blocked my wasp and rose yet, can you believe that?? i would really like to do that today, after i write this post—i […]

let’s review . . .

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wow, october is really zooming by, isn’t it? last thing i knew we were all clucking over the fact that it was the first of the month and all of a sudden we are one-third of the way to november. and i’ve barely spoken about knitting here in i don’t know how long—how do you […]