happy halloween

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it wouldn’t be a knitspot halloween without the annual viewing of bret’s house—i know you’ve been waiting for it. we’ve been watching it evolve since october 1st. from a distance you can see that there is a lot going on, so let’s draw a little closer to view the details . . . i just […]

happy halloween

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as has become our tradition here, halloween is a day to show off my neighbor’s most valiant efforts in yard decor. throughout the fall and winter bret provides an entertaining parade of changing holiday and seasonal displays; in summer, it is all about flowers and plants. but one thing is constant no matter what the […]

little wonders

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lately there has been a little flurry of books arriving in my mailbox, signaling a revival of new knitting publications. one that turned up recently caught my eye—one-skein wonders for babies, edited by judith durant and published by storey press. when our grand nephew, baby eli, was born in january, i said i would wait […]


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it’s that time again; the trees have rained leaves all week so that their branches have turned to black, twisted fingers. the wind whistles through them, periodically pausing to moan or shriek. tree limbs creak and groan, sometimes dropping chunks of rotting extremities . . . sometimes with rather exacting aim—all i’m saying is, watch where you […]