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I had originally planned a beautiful lace dress for River’s first birthday. I frogged it six times before I gave up and settled on something simpler. In the end, I am happy with her birthday dress even if I never did get around to blocking it.     I liked how easy and quick the pattern … Continue reading Yarn Along

Yarn Along

   Still knitting Ben’s sweater. I’m finally to the arm pits so now I need to knit the sleeves. Boo to DPN knitting!   Definitely haven’t had time for reading lately. I have trying to come up with a new household rhythm that doesn’t make me feel suffocated and “scheduled”. I’m trying a “benchmark” method. … Continue reading Yarn Along

Yarn Along

Honestly, it has been too hot to knit lately.  I find it difficult to have a pile of wool on my lap when my hair is sticking to the back of my neck.  Nevertheless, I’m still planning projects and buying yarn.  I want to knit this Muti Dress in Comfrey for River’s 1st birthday.  She’s … Continue reading Yarn Along

Yarn Along

I am still reading and working out of the “Good Cooking” book, but Ben brought this home for me and I just could not resist.  “The Deed of Paksenarrion” (and now sequels) is my favorite book of all time.  I love the adventure, the characters, the intrigue!  I used to share a copy with my … Continue reading Yarn Along

Yarn Along

Still enjoying “Good Cooking Made Easy”, which belonged to my husband’s grandmother. Ben’s sweater is coming along.  I’m almost at the 13 1/2 inch mark, after which I can start on the collar.     Continue reading Yarn Along