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Yarn along update (ravelry red rocks!)

Yarn along update (ravelry red rocks!)

Since posting about the Small Things’ yarn along last on December 28th, I’ve gotten one fingerless mitten knitted, but not seamed up and I’m about an inch into the knitting of the second mitten.  I’m continuing to LOVE the Malabrigo Rios Yarns.  I’ve always been a fan of red, but the Ravelry Red color is wonderful, … Continue reading

Yarn Along

Yarn Along

I’ve never done a yarn along before, but I found this one on the Small Things site and thought it was a fun idea.  I especially thought so because of the timing.  You see, this year for Christmas I asked my husband to forego buying me gifts and instead allow me to “shop” my stash and … Continue reading

Top Ten Gifts for Knitters and Yarnaholics

Let me just start by saying, “I love this bag.”  It’s wonderful.  The color is beautiful.  The size is perfect.  The pockets and compartments are ideal.  The quality is spectacular.  “I love this bag.”  If you also love this bag or know someone else who would, then keep on reading, because this is the list … Continue reading

Free and Easy Chunky Cowl Pattern

Free and Easy Chunky Cowl Pattern

I’m kinda addicted to cowls lately.  It all started last year after a trip to KnitPurl in Portland.  I made a cowl (NOT the one pictured) that I absolutely love with a yarn that’s wonderful.  The pattern I used for that cowl (again, NOT this one) is called the Tuesday Night Cowl by Susan Lawrence … Continue reading

Otto’s scarf has begun

Otto’s scarf has begun

We’re on the edge of winter here.  As you can tell by the flakes falling in front of Otto’s face, snow has already fallen… and you’ll just have to take my for word for it that it’s getting colder.  I’m wearing a scarf almost daily and knitting at least two besides! Anyway, scarves are coming … Continue reading

Sock Summit Street Jam

I’m so excited! Jason is playing in a three-on-three basketball tournament in Portland next weekend; actually his team won last year and Jason placed in the three point competition. It’s fun to go and cheer him on and see all the athletes playing outside at the Rose Garden. Most of the games are just played … Continue reading