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Dirty Trick

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I woke up this morning excited for the knitting. I finished the Caron Cowl. It actually has a name. It’s called the Warm Up cowl. Nonetheless, I woke up thinking about working. And it hit me: my yarn is playing a dirty trick. Recall please, that I noted finishing the cowl was finishing 6/10 of …

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Rainbows in Montana

baseball montana

There be rainbows in Montana. There was a lot of rain. About the same time everyday and it lasted different amounts of time. We went there to watch the nephew play professional baseball. He is a Billings Mustang. That is the rookie affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. We saw four games. I think they went …

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Knitting Myths

Knitting

There are a great many knitting myths. The chief one is that we are patient. It is something we are told all the time. Someone will see us knitting and say, I don’t have patience for it. There is no such animal as knitter patienceous. We are not patient. We demonstrate this in many ways. …

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Can’t Tell Me

Knitting

Yes, that is an IV in my hand. I’m this photo I am waiting for my doctor to come and tell me about the surgery I am about to have. It is also January and I have orders to get out and it’s also knitting, which I will do anywhere I can get away with …

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Sibling Rivalry

afghans family

These afghans belong to my elder brother and eldest sister, respectively. I have four siblings; two of each, and they each have a afghan from me. Except my elder sister, doesn’t believe that to be true. With each afghan that went to a sibling she reminds me that she doesn’t have an afghan. “You got …

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