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Knitting. Not!

Hello intrepid followers! It's been months since I last posted and I confess to have again fallen off the knitting wagon. While I am not knitting (Hey, WIPs! Stop looking at me from over there!), I did manage to reduce my yarn stash by two major destashings to two lovely knitters locally and abroad. So… Continue reading Knitting. Not!

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A journey of a thousand knits…

It's in the upper 30ºC's again here and my Reyna (same yarn, different project) is languishing with about 150 stitches left to bind off. I just don't see that happening until it cools down later this weekend. Just the thought of wool makes me sweat, let alone thinking about cradling a full shawl in my… Continue reading A journey of a thousand knits…

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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