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if you’re like me, right about now you’ve been smacked upside the head with the realization that the holidays are literally just around the corner. with thanksgiving so late in the month, we’ve been lulled into a false security about our knitted gift lists; it’s dawning on us that we need to explore some options […]

oh gosh . . .

Posted on 18 CommentsPosted in designing, lace/shawls, projects, yarn and dyeing

holy cow, look what day it is already! for heaven’s sake, the whole year is just slipping away between my fingers. why, it’s time to get a serious start on christmas knitting and i feel as if i just finished up last year’s. please excuse my week-long absence—i don’t know what happened; time just flies […]


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brrrr—we woke up early sunday to a very chilly race day; in fact the temperature fell several degrees between 5 am and the start time of 8 am. good thing we’d be running. david surprised me the night before by announcing that he wanted to wake up in time to come along! i was so happy; […]

flighty—in a good way

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i first met celeste young (second from the right, above) in 2009, when i did a trunk show at my mom’s LYS—trumpet hill fine yarns in albany, NY. later we got to know each other a bit better during a weekend of classes i taught at the shop, when she picked my brain a little bit […]