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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sweater Weather

Written on August 30, 2012 at 9:06 am, by | 2 Comments

It has been prime knitting weather the past few days – the autumn chill has arrived, with clear, crisp, 72 degree days.  As I type by my open window watching the boys play outside, my fingers are chilled, and my coffee lost its heat almost immediately. Fortunately for me, I am about 3 rows from  Continue Reading »

In which I speak to Quilters.

Written on August 10, 2012 at 1:45 pm, by | 4 Comments

Box bags, yo.  I made some. Blue Zipper Bag is sweater-sized, and Green Zipper Bag is mid-sized (though I affectionately refer to it as The Pudge Bag.)  Perfect for a child’s sweater project, several of which are in my queue for the fall. Crazy gratifying, and also addictive:  I have several more cut and ready  Continue Reading »

Worth It.

Written on August 6, 2012 at 2:16 pm, by | No Comments

Last Friday I went to IKEA. This boded poorly for me, for two reasons:  I hadn’t been to IKEA since moving to our house 3 years ago, and I went alone. I should have known better, but I was out there for a client, so no kids (an in-and-out trip, thought I!) and I didn’t  Continue Reading »

Do the right thing.

Written on August 1, 2012 at 7:20 pm, by | 3 Comments

After giving back the original Snowmates for Her to Caro & Stitchy last year for the Knitting It Old School trunk show, I was itching to cast on for one of my very own. Back in February at SPA I cast on, and made decent progress, churning out the entire yoke over the course of  Continue Reading »