Category Archives: Knitting


A new motto to go by for 2015?  Thanks again Claudia, this was a birthday gift this year. These  were not arranged, honestly, the yolks just landed there. Shocked face…. Happy face…. I don’t remember what I was baking when … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday It’s Yarn!

  Despite the recent post about the New England Fiber Fest, overall I have been very restrained about yarn purchases throughout the whole year. My “yarn out” yardage is greater than my “yarn in” yardage for 2014. The three boxes … Continue reading

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New England Fiber Fest

Thought you might like to see my  purchases from the New England Fiber Fest. My first purchase was a bag to carry my loot in.  I of course had bags in my car. I am big on reusing bags, plus … Continue reading

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And the winner is…..

Without further ado………the winner of the yarn chicken tote bag is klcknits of Ravelry,  a Karen too!  I’ll be shipping this bag off to California early next week.  I’m sure it will be happy in it’s home.  Maybe if it’s … Continue reading

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Prize Winning Knitting

I entered some of my knitting at the Eastern States Exposition this year. Imagine my delight when I received two first prizes and one second prize!  One of the first prizes was for my Fisherlad Guernsey.  You’ve seen it before. … Continue reading

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How to dye yarn with Kool-Aid, lesson one. A tutorial

Let me just first say I am an amateur dyer.  This is what I do. First you have to buy your Kool-Aid.   You need the kind that comes in packets without any sugar or artificial sweetener.  Store brand is … Continue reading

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The Hogsmeade Hat and an incentive to knit it and then donate it

I’ve got my first pattern ready to put on Ravelry, it is hat #50, also called the Hogsmeade Hat, because if you are going to visit Hogsmeade, you need a warm woolen hat!  I wanted to design a very easy … Continue reading

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