Monthly Archives: August 2013

Going Paperless? (aka Le Papier a un Grand Avenir) Advertisements

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Knitting for the Older People in Your Life?

On July 29, Nora Gaugan wrote a post about knitting for the older women in one’s family. Nora suggested a few patterns but didn’t explore the topic any more. I think it needs addressing. First, don’t be afraid to knit … Continue reading

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Knitting Forever, Houswork Whenever!

I love fiber-related blurbs like this one!  Here are some more I saw recently.  I added them to my Fiber-Related Messages page. Crocheting:  The obsessive use of hooks and yarn to create an array of fuzzy objects in various states … Continue reading

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I can’t think of summer without remembering all those hours and hours in my childhood picking, washing, sorting and canning fruits. Clearly old habits are hard to break. 🙂 This pictures what I did over the last two days: three … Continue reading

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Beginners, Cast Off Those Training Wheels!

Lately, I have met several people who, seeing me knit Linda Marveng’s Milanese Shawl, stroke the beautiful yarn (Anzula’s Cloud), and admiring the pattern, say, “Oh, I could never do that.  I knit but not with little needles like you’re … Continue reading

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