Category Archives: 2013

…525,600 minutes…

Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes How do you measure, measure a year? In daylights, in sunsets In midnights, in cups of coffee In inches, … Continue reading

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…a little traveling music…

How would you like to go on a fabulous trip?  Or how about 4 fabulous trips?  Well they you need to see this… Miss Babs has just announced her 2014 Knitting Tour and guess who one of the featured designers … Continue reading

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…thankful…

I had every intention of sitting down this morning and crafting this post, but here it is 10:00 pm and it’s the first time I’ve sat down all day. It’s been the busiest of days lately.  Shopping, peeling, dicing, stirring, … Continue reading

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Dear Erin…

32 years ago, almost at this exact time, your Dad and I welcomed you into the world. And in those 32 years there have been some wonderful memories made. Like the time when you were 7 and were trick or … Continue reading

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…down the gradient rabbit hole…

Spectral Traliccio Thanks so much for the fantastic response to both Spectral and Traliccio!  It’s the first time I’ve worked with gradients and I am in love.  The way that the colors travel is magical!  If you haven’t had a … Continue reading

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…Traliccio…

Introducing Traliccio! Traliccio, Italian for trellis, is the perfect name for this infinity cowl worked in a beautiful trellis stitch pattern.  Traliccio is worked flat, beginning with a provisional cast-on, and then grafted together using the kitchener stitch.  Whether you … Continue reading

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…did ya see…

…this?  That’s my Spectral!  Stephanie knit one for her daughter out of a Fiber Optic Paintbox Gradient kit and it’s beautiful!  I am beyond excited about this!  Oh and this… That’s Spectral at #3 on Ravelry!  I totally missed it when … Continue reading

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…Spectral…

spec·tral adjective ˈspek-trəl : of, relating to, or made by a spectrum. Spectral is worked in an all over textured pattern that perfectly highlights the spectrum of any gradient yarn.  I designed it using Miss Babs Yummy Toes yarn in gradient colors … Continue reading

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…when you’re little…

you love to swing,  and slide,look for frogs,and climb, hold hands,and ride on a pig train.  You’re not crazy about having your picture taken,  but you do love to feed goats, slide in the hay maze,  and laugh.  But what … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Elliet, grandchildren, Paytan | 4 Comments

…seeing the light…

I just finished a project… It’s called Chelsea’s Shawl and you can read about it here.  When I heard the story of Chelsea, at Stitches Midwest, I knew that I needed to purchase this kit and knit this shawl.  I … Continue reading

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