Monthly Archives: October 2010

Rhinebeck – oh, and the Strauch Jumbo Ball Winder too

I noticed that my post about my Rhinebeck purchases only covered the yarn. I also bought a Strauch Jumbo Ball Winder at the Carolina Homespun booth. Easy to use? Yes, the first 2 users were my 5 year old & … Continue reading

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Trickle what?

I have been tasked with making appropriate Hallowe’en outfits for my little monkeys. Zoé originally wanted to be a princess, which is easy, since she’s got a lovely dress-up box full of princess costumes. Sam wanted to be a cat. … Continue reading

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The Monday before Rhinebeck was a holiday. My whole family was outside raking leaves or jumping in them. On Tuesday, I made an appointment with my chiropractor. On Wednesday, I could barely move. My chiropractor fixed me up, but I … Continue reading

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Strand of Pearls – pre-release sale

I’ve been knitting, blocking, measuring, writing, and working with the test knitters to get the Strand of Pearls scarf ready. This elegant scarf is mainly in garter stitch, with a lace edging of “pearls” that start small, increase in size … Continue reading

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Pitsilised Koekirjad

My journey to get a copy of the out-of-publication and sought-after Estonian lace knitting book “Pitsilised Koekirjad” ended this past January. I now own a first edition copy (although I’m slightly disappointed it’s not a second or third edition copy). … Continue reading

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