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Block Printing

As the temperature rises, I’m reminded it’s Summer.  A linen blouse, crop pants, sandals and a ponytail pretty much describe my look for the season.  Comfortable clothes combined with the heat, and last but not least, barbecue ignite an intense … Continue reading

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Swatching

Well…hopefully last night was the end of the rainy season in Northern California.  Last year at this time, I was wishing for more rain.  Now, the drought is officially over!  I look forward to pulling some weeds and planting sunflower … Continue reading

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Wrapped in Ripples

As I explore new techniques in knitting, my posts are happening less frequent.  The more involved the project, the longer between posts. My most recent endeavor forced me into learning short-row shaping. Breathing Space, designed by Veera Valimaki is a … Continue reading

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Let The Yarn Dictate The Project

Lately, I’ve been taking inventory of my yarn collection trying to remember the intended purpose of each purchase.  Well…it’s been quite an exercise.  A great majority of my selections were impulse decisions without a particular project in mind.  I liked … Continue reading

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Shibori

I’ve long been interested in the Shibori technique and found this blog post so interesting!  So interesting, in fact, I wanted to share the beautiful images and information on my blog. This is a guest post by Kim of Flextiles. … Continue reading

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Life

Last year, my mother passed away in her sleep without a Will.  Becoming the Administrator of her Estate was a lengthy process, but nothing compared to the unknown obstacles I would be forced to deal with it. With my husband … Continue reading

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Versatility With Binary Stitches

I’ve been programming (in a sense) my latest design using Binary Stitches©.  The original order of stitches was not what I ended up with.  I manipulated the rows as if they were lines of code, trying to achieve a particular … Continue reading

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