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Maps and Pompoms

My quarantine reading slump continues, but luckily my mom sent me a copy of Brilliant Maps For Curious Minds by Ian Wright. (Apparently she knows his mom.) It’s a great book to flip through if you like maps and mostly … Continue reading

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Quarantine Bonus

When I knit that sweater I expected to use up the yarn, but wound up with a chunk leftover. Leftovers always feel to me like loose ends I should tie up, and it’s not like I’ve got anywhere to be, … Continue reading

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Luminosity

Ah, you know Christmas is getting close when it takes longer to wait for a bit of light for project pictures than it did to knit the thing. Which is pretty much how it went down with my latest hat … Continue reading

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Need Some Colour?

So, back in August I cast on a sweater and I’ve been working on it off and on. I’m on the second sleeve now, so close enough I should probably just power through and finally finish it. But it’s this … Continue reading

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Nostalgia, Narnia, New Hat

While I was under the weather a while ago, I found myself looking through some old knitting patterns. Remember when Knitty would come out and the server would crash from everyone looking at once? And everyone knit a Clapotis (Confession: … Continue reading

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Hat Struck

Remember The Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler where they run away to the Met? I love that book and might have scoped out sleeping spots at various museums. You know, just in case. The only thing better … Continue reading

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New Hat! Also, Frankenstein

The hat is done! I love it! I ended up borrowing the crown chart from King Harold Hats to create a sort of Franken-hat. Calling it that naturally set me musing about Frankenstein. Whenever people talk about that book it … Continue reading

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Just Another Hat

I have a longstanding fondness for advice columns. You know what’s better than my problems? Other people’s problems! And isn’t it always so much easier to see what other people should do? (Dump him! He sucks! I may have made … Continue reading

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Still Snowy…

Y’all! I’ve been off on vacation in St. Lucia. The Pitons and rum punch – this was pretty much my week. I miss it already. I bought a pineapple so I can pretend I’m still in the Caribbean but it’s … Continue reading

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Two Steps Forward, One Pair of Socks

So, a couple of weeks ago I was all about stranded hats. I finished that blue one and merrily cast on another: Pretty, huh? Alas, corrugated ribbing isn’t really my comfort zone. I was so worried about being loose and … Continue reading

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