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Worth repeating: Small irritations

18 December 2013 | Comments [0] »

I wrote this blog post in 2011 and when I re-read it today, I really liked the message, so thought I’d share it again. The bag is finished (that’s a picture of it), but I’ve experienced the same thing (inside and outside of knitting) on more than one occasion since!

Sometimes the tiniest things keep us from doing things we want to do or think we should be doing. If we can identify those things and modify them, we can get more done.

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Small irritations

19 July 2010 | Comments [0] »

Sometimes the tiniest things keep us from doing things we want to do or think we should be doing. If we can identify those things and modify them, we can get more done.

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Olympic training

29 July 2008 | Comments [3] »

In anticipation of finishing the lace squares from the Learn to Knit Afghan for the Ravelympics, I picked up a lace project that I’d abandoned a couple of years ago. It’s the Branching Out scarf, a lovely bit of lace that I knit out of Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool. I decided that Branching Out would help me train for the Knitting Olympics (which start August 8), so that my fingers and mind would get accustomed to knitting lace.

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Some fun craft organizers

10 July 2008 | Comments [0] »

I’d been lusting over the Total Knitting Tote that I’d seen in the Knitpicks catalog

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The Wobbly Circles tote!

15 May 2007 | Comments [0] »

I finished seaming my Wobbly Circles tote on Sunday. My friend Lisa showed infinite patience in helping me with the gussets that help form the box bottom of the bag. (The tote is from the Spring 2006 issue of Interweave Knits.)

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Holiday knitting frenzy

4 December 2006 | Comments [0] »

I knit every day, usually while watching TV. It’s how I relax. The bulk of the year my knitting needles have been occupied by Barbara Walker’s Learn-To-Knit Afghan, which has been a wonderful boost to my knitting knowledge, skills and confidence.

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