moving right along . . .

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i am so glad to be home—believe it or not, there is a part of me that hates being away from home, no matter how cold and dreary ohio can be. first of all, i miss david. but also, i miss the quiet, absorbing work of calculating figures and putting together the pieces that build each pattern i write. […]

there’s wow and then there’s WOW

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we woke on monday to more snow, this time accompanied by much colder temperatures—a foreshadowing of the week to come. i was beginning to feel less optimistic by the minute about gthe long sunny runs i’d been imagining . .  . after a cozy morning  of knitting, chatting, and talking shop, kim and i met her daughter […]


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what a week it’s been for incredible sights. i am gong home with loads of visual inspiration to revisit in my upstairs study in canton. but before we spin off on a whirlwind tour of kim’s new home state, i want to tell you some unrelated good news. our friend janel laidman has come back from […]

two toasty toe warmers

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what better way to celebrate sock madness month than with two terrific pattern options, perfect for sideline knitting. grille (above) is a unisex option worked in a squishy, knit/purl illusion texture, easy enough for beginners yet entertaining for experienced knitters, too. twisted little sock (below) has a tiny, allover twist stitch pattern that adds just a touch of texture its sleek surface these two […]