Share List This is the story of my awesome pink Chiberia Socks. I really wanted to try a Fish Lips Kiss Heel. I’d seen so much love given to this bizarrely named heel method that I had to, HAD TO try it. Moral imperatives and all that. And I really wanted to make some socks […]

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Share List I’m still under Black Friday’s thumb, so on Saturday I dyed more yarn. I haven’t made much progress on my current knitting project since Black Friday is a needy little bitch. Dyeing is much less demanding, only needing attention in short bursts. This time out, my friend Maarit picked peach mango. Amy asked […]

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Share List It’s been quiet around this here blog lately. That’s what happens when all of your projects are for people who are known to peek in at this thing from time to time.  I’ve been knitting like mad to get things done. Undina Dress for Brianna My 3 and a half year old niece […]

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Share List I’ve been quiet. But see, there’s this thing called “Christmas” coming up, so blogging about what I’m working on is kinda not happening. But I can give you a sneak peek at the yarn I dyed for two of my secret Christmas projects.

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Share List I started this project back in February when I decided that what I wanted more than anything else in the world was a big smooshy orange scarf. I found the softest cream-colored chunky baby alpaca, gave it the crockpot treatment to make it orange. The scarf became my train project, and then was […]

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Share List I’ve recycled yarn from thrift store sweaters. I’ve dyed yarn with Kool-Aid and food coloring in a crockpot. I’ve dyed recycled yarn with Kool-Aid in the crockpot. But I’d never spun yarn before, and of course I really, really wanted to learn how to do it. Unfortunately, this seemed to be a case […]

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Share List A co-worker has a baby, I make a hat. That’s just how it works, you know? The latest co-worker baby, a girl, arrived in February, and I have been trying to make a hat ever since. Trying. And, ohhh, is it trying. The yarn was simple enough. I recycled a bunch of yarn […]

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Share List The Secret of NIMH is one of my favorite movies from my childhood. I found it on DVD a few years back and had to bring it home with me. I was pleasantly surprised to see how well it held up all these years later. In the movie, there’s a black crow named […]

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