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Punch Pops

Neil and the boys got me a few fun things for Christmas: The book and ice pop molds were on my wish list, but still, they’ll never convince me that they weren’t selfishly-motivated with these purchases. It reminds me of the year I got Neil an answering machine because I wanted one. Or the year […]

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Project :: Granny Square : Christmas Table Runner

I got one other Project::GrannySquare object finished in time for Christmas gifting.  This one is a table runner made with 20 squares.   Project #7: Christmas Table Runner For: My aunt + uncle Squares used: 20 (1 six-round multi-color, 12 five-round multi-color, 3 five-round one-color, 1 four-round two-color, 1 four-round one-color, 1 three-round one-color, 1 two-round one-color) […]

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Project :: Granny Square : Pillow Set

Does anybody here remember Project::Granny Square? I don’t blame you, if you don’t. I took an unintentionally long hiatus from the project when I got sidetracked by the shiny and the new (also known as sweater knitting and building of my own from-scratch granny square blankets, among other things). Here it is in a nutshell: I […]

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Family portrait show-and-tell

Good morning! I come to you from Congestion Land this snowy NJ morning. We had ugly weather last night, which made us miss our traditional day-after-Christmas celebration with my family, and although I really hated to cancel, it was probably just as well. I managed to pick up a head cold and it’s just been […]

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Squares

The theme of this week’s last-minute gift-making spree appears to be “squares.” There are charm squares in the quilt top, and my grandmother’s granny squares in the pillows and nearly-finished table runner. Squares and vibrant colors. Wheeee! Neil nearly had another heart attack* when he walked in last night and saw all of that color […]

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Cousinly Vests

I know I should save this post for after Christmas, and after the gifts have been safely distributed, but darn it, I need a little cheer right about now, after a weekend of thinking about terrible, terrible things that continue to linger in my mind. These four coordinating vests for four cousins do cheer me up […]

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Last-minute loom-knitted gifts

I realized I never mentioned this here. I recently took my three loom-knitting eBooks and put them together into a single collection. All three projects are available for $2.99 (purchased individually, they’d be $4.97). The Loom Knitting Collection eBook is available in PDF, EPUB (Nook, iPad, Sony eReader, Kobo Reader, etc.), and MOBI (Kindle) formats. […]

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