Contests and Cast Ons

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We are loving the feedback we’re receiving on the Craftsy classes. I think everyone is enjoying the fact that they can take a class from Anne in the comfort of their living room. And they can watch the classes over and over! Thank you to everyone that entered the contest for a FREE Button Bands […]

flower power

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i’ve been wanting big iris in our flower beds ever since we moved here—i love their lush flowers. david has planted several batches of miniature iris, but their blooming gets lost among our other plantings. finally this year, we have at least one big fat iris and today, it bloomed. what a beauty, eh? love […]

behind the scenes

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awww, the fringe tree is in bloom; isn’t it sweet? and it’s nice and breezy this week so the fringes shiver and shake all day, sending the scent straight onto the office windows, mmm. this isn’t the best photo of my asparagus, but we’ve been picking some every day and eating it every few days […]

wandering thyme

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wow, i can’t believe it’s already time to release the next selection from the bare naked knitspot 2012 club. this time it’s a crescent shawl, knit from a fine unmercerized cotton lace yarn that knits up as soft as cashmere (really.). wait a sec! i hear you saying—is that color i see?? isn’t BNK supposed to […]