Monthly Archives: February 2011

Winter Berries and Procrastination in Practise

I really should be doing something else – housework comes to mind, but really, my head is not there!  It can safely be said that my head is seldom there!  I am very good at procrastination and excell at putting … Continue reading

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Softly Falling Snow!

It is one of those days – the snow is coming down.  It looks so soft and gentle, but is truly a juggernaut.  It slowly covers and obliterates everything until there is only a featureless sea of white.  It is the kind … Continue reading

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Diamonds and Madeira

As I sit writing this the Shetland Diamonds and Maderia Shawl is blocking out on the floor behind me.  At 53 inches square and 72 inches diagonal it is bigger than the Shetland Leaf and Point Christening Shawl.  The edging was … Continue reading

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Today is National Sweater Day!

Start knitting a Sweater! I’ve never heard of this day – but it is about saving energy by wearing a sweater and turning the furnace down for the day!  I suggested to the local news station -via facebook – that they should … Continue reading

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A Minor Set Back!

I had to take back my edging – dye lot issues!  I was halfway through my first side – so it wasn’t too bad!  The extra hank of SweetGeorgia CashSilk was from a different dyebath and it did show.  Back … Continue reading

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Did you Know?….

That it takes approximately 15 min to wind 1400m of laceweight yarn.  I have had much experience with winding laceweight in the last 2 weeks.  Getting ready for a retreat requires many hats and winding yarn is only one of … Continue reading

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