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stop and smell the lilacs

It's lilac season here, and I'm thoroughly enjoying it. The air around my neighborhood (home of the Lilac Festival) is just thick with their scent. I went for a walk through the park the other day (avoiding the main part of the festival, as I'm just not a festival sort of gal) and came home… Continue reading stop and smell the lilacs

escher project, jenny's shawl, sienna cardigan

things that are not socks

Yeah, it's Socktoberfest, but there's more than just socks on my needles. My poor non-sock projects just haven't gotten much blog-love lately! The picture up top is my progress on my dad's Escheresque mittens...about 1 inch of cuff. It doesn't look like much, but remember, it's 104 stitches on 00 dpns, so it's rather slow… Continue reading things that are not socks

escher project

For Dad

I'm trying to get this post written quickly, because in a couple of hours I will begin preparations for this procedure, which I'm scheduled for tomorrow afternoon. Oh, my life is so full of medical adventure right now. In any case, I highly doubt I will feel up to doing much of anything, much less… Continue reading For Dad