Monthly Archives: August 2014

First Spinning, Now Plying

Oh my. Things are really picking up around here. The new school year is starting (was I the only one startled to realize that this weekend was Labour Day weekend? What happened to August??), and my September-of-much-travel is almost here. … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Every Wednesday I participate in “Yarn Along”, a link-up run by Ginny over at Small Things where we share what we are knitting and reading this week. Head over to the Small Things blog to see what other bloggers are sharing! … Continue reading

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Hexipuffs

Apparently the cure for frustration with a large, worsted weight tank top that REFUSES TO BE DONE is to knit teeny tiny hexipuffs out of scraps of sock yarn. I’ve been obsessively knitting these little guys all weekend, and I … Continue reading

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Actual Thursday Spinning

Even though I gave up on my “Thursdays are for Spinning” posts several months ago, I have still been trying to fit in regular spinning whenever possible. My latest spinning has been on an Ashford Traditional wheel that I rented … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Every Wednesday I participate in “Yarn Along”, a link-up run by Ginny over at Small Things where we share what we are knitting and reading this week. Head over to the Small Things blog to see what other bloggers are sharing! … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

As I write this I am sitting on an (outdoor) couch on my parents deck. My parents and sister have gone to work for the day, and my brother is still asleep upstairs. In about a half hour I’ll close … Continue reading

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Success and Failure

This week has just blown by. I have moved from visit to kitchen to visit and back without hardly a pause, it seems. It has been a struggle to enjoy each moment, rather than stress about the work (paid and … Continue reading

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