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Mid Summer Pursuits

Did I mention I started a new job? A real permanent job? I honestly can’t remember. It’s a great job with an unambiguous title: Retail Coordinator. And I get to work for Kansas–not the government, which is all around pretty good in my book–but folks […]

Priorities

I am swatching for a belated birthday gifts. I just bought buttons for it this evening. The buttons are great, the buying buttons at Joanns was not a pleasant experience. It reinforced my dire longing to have a really good local yarn / craft shop […]

A Giveaway!

Starting today, my lovely new friend Sara is hosting a giveaway of Tiny Dino Studios yarn on her blog, Tangled Happy. She finds (and designs) some of the cutest crochet patterns, it makes me want to learn to crochet. (And I will one of these […]

FO: Mushroom Hunting Sweater

I started this sweater at the beginning of December out of my Pteranodon yarn It is a 4-ply 100% Merino worsted weight yarn. It’s thick, squishy, and just generally gorgeous. I dyed this sweater in an experimental colorway I call porcini, a kind of mushroomy […]

Free Pattern: Study Gloves

I love a good pair of fingerless mitts. Most of the work I do throughout the day, typeing, knitting, dyeing, spinning, requires my fingers be free. And yet, if it’s a tad on the chilly side, I find having my palms covered helps keep off […]

Fantasy Knitting

As the Christmas knitting deadline looms and I slowly work down the number of projects I have to do (3 1/2!), my desire to dive into the sweaters I have been longing to knit for myself grows constantly more difficult to deny. This morning, I […]

Free Pattern: Owl Coffee Cozy

Looking for a quick stocking stuffer idea? Know people who really love coffee? This knit coffee cozies are quick and cute. I love home made coffee cozies. These cozies are insulating, cute, and reusable. They are also a great way to use up left over […]

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