Monthly Archives: December 2015

One More Week …

… until I can knit or weave again.  <Sigh>  Nonetheless, I’ve been keeping myself busy by baking bread. I have the 7 quart KitchenAid Pro Line Stand Mixer (thank you Thor!), and, thanks to its powerful motor and curly-q dough … Continue reading

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Returned to Sock Knitting

For several years I lived in a part of California where most of the year we baked in dry heat.  Winters were short, and I rarely needed wool socks so stopped knitting socks.  After moving back to the Pacific Northwest … Continue reading

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Holiday Donations

Around the holidays there seems to be an uptick in the number of people knitting or crocheting items (particularly hats) for holiday or charitable donations. When I have seen the contents of “donation baskets” – the  containers into which handmade … Continue reading

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Mormors Klem/Grandma’s Hug

When Thor and I went to my daughter’s house for for Thanksgiving, I brought the two gifts I made for the grandchildren:  a mitered square afghan for Grandson O and a granny square afghan for Granddaughter F.  As I gave … Continue reading

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