First off, I apologize for not blogging a lot in the past week, but I have been feeling crummy and have been super busy, but I’ve got a few minutes now. I have been knitting dishcloths.  A lady at work learned that I am a knitter and asked me to knit her a few.  I […]

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Learning Cables, Part 2

After knitting those swatches last week, I decided to do a simple project involving cables:  a scarf.  I found an easy pattern on Ravelry, and hunkered down with some yarn that I otherwise had no idea what to do with.  Here’s what I’ve come up with so far.  It’s a simple pattern to memorize, and […]

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Learning Cables

On Wednesday I got six pain management shots in my back.  Yeah, it is as fun as it sounds.  Last time, it was eight. Later, after all the sedation and had worn off, I found myself on the couch watching daytime TV, as that was pretty all I was allowed to do that day.  I […]

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Bob the Sweater

The weather gets warm and what do I do:  I knit a sweater!  Actually, it’s a summer sweater and made out of an acrylic/cotton blend. I like this sweater.  It’s called Bob and showed up in the Summer 2003 edition of Knitty.  I don’t know why it’s called Bob, but it is.  This took me […]

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Parachute Cord Crafting

I had gone into a local crafting store from some beading supplies, and found a panel display for parachute cord crafting, and thought, why not?  Sam had been talking about it and to find it readily available at my local A. C. Moore was just a plus.  I bought a kit that included some project […]

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Joining a Guild

I find myself in a somewhat contemplative mood this morning.  There has been something that I had been toying with the idea with for a while, and took the steps to find out more about it.  I am interested in joining the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen.  The guild is based out of the city where […]

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