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So how’s your holiday knitting going?

Many years ago, sometime around mid-April, it occurred to me that life was stressful enough without the added stress of thinking about holiday gifts. Since then, nature took its course and the holidays just kept getting closer. Such cheek! If you're like me, you've probably spent most every Blursday doing anything but knitting holiday gifts… Continue reading So how’s your holiday knitting going?

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50,000 Years of Textile History in 30 Minutes (Plus How to Pee in Space) | Interweave

I was an adult when a chance encounter with a ball of yarn changed my life. Waiting in line for the ladies’ room at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, I examined the contents of a glass case. It contained a rather crinkled-looking ball of yarn, attached to a stick. I was looking… Continue reading 50,000 Years of Textile History in 30 Minutes (Plus How to Pee in Space) | Interweave

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Teh Sockmonkeh Coffee Cozy

Hands down this fun little piece of knitting has caused more cries of "Squee!" among my knitting and non-knitting friends, coffee shop baristas and waiters than anything else I've knit. Everyone wants George keeping their coffee warm! I've knit about a dozen or so Georges for friends and family (and even family of friends) since the first one… Continue reading Teh Sockmonkeh Coffee Cozy