Tag Archives: Yarn

Gift #585: Wearin o’ the green

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to one and all.  I hope you remembered to wear green today – the trees didn’t, but we mustn’t be too harsh with them, they  can’t help that.  In honor of the day, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Gift #551: Knit-a-long

Today I moved into another realm with my knitting.  The knit-a-long (KAL) .   A knit-a-long is designed such that the participants have no idea what the final piece will look like.  The pattern is released in sections over the … Continue reading

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Gift #464: Fallen Leaves Scarf

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” – Albert Camus This scarf reminds me of this quote.  I’ve just finished it this week in time to wear for the fall.  It is soft and warm and … Continue reading

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Gift #410: Hanks

Today my mom and I packed our bags and headed east to Cincinnati.  I love this city – it’s a home away from home.  We spent a wonderful afternoon visiting some of our favorite places.  One of these is Hank, … Continue reading

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Gift #396: Knit show

Today my mom and I went to the Knit and Crochet Guild Show in Indianapolis.  They host shows twice a year in different cities across the US, and people come from all over to take classes and retreats, attend a … Continue reading

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GIft #392: Handknits

Happy summer day to you!  This evening I went back to the county fair to look at the art exhibits and the animals.  Today I’ll show you a few of my favorite knitting projects that were entered.  There’s a fair … Continue reading

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Gift 384: Simply Sock Yarn

Over the weekend, I took a day trip to Ft. Wayne to visit some knit stores.  It was  lovely drive and there were 2 great knit stores there.  It was lots of fun to browse the yarn and look at … Continue reading

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Gift #344: Waterlilies

I finished knitting my summer cardigan and it’s blocked and has even been worn once in public!  I used the pattern, Vertex Cardigan, from the Interweave Knit Spring 2012 magazine.  The yarn is called “Waterlilies” and is produced by Madelintosh. … Continue reading

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Gift #320: A lunch companion

Yesterday I enjoyed my lunch break outside.  Our tables and chairs have been returned to the courtyard so I’ve been taking advantage of the fresh air as often as possible.  It was a glorious, bright sunshiny day yesterday, with a … Continue reading

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Gift #317: Fiber Fest

Today was a highly anticipated day because it was the day of the great Fiber Fest, held at the Putnam County Fairgrounds.  This marked my second year to attend.  It’s such a big occasion that it warrants taking a vacation … Continue reading

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