Author Archives: knitaddict


Focus? What’s that? New snood (aka cowl) on the needles. It’s a KAL with Lost City Knits, out of my favorite Foothills Fingering yarn. The pattern is by Donna Smith, and it’s called the Shallmillens Snood. I have done more … Continue reading

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A Whole Lotta Garter Goin On

I finished the Match Maker, and it’s been through the washer and dryer and has done the usual magical Wollmeise transformation from stringy to squishy soft goodness. I’m not presentable to model it, but maybe some time in the next … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up

When we bought the generator and got the house wired last spring, we didn’t expect to need it in the middle of August. But need it we did last Thursday. We were under a little microburst that knocked out power … Continue reading

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There’s Only One Thing To Say

The knitting is DONE! Blocking next week. That’s a king sized bed for scale.

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Juggling The TV Schedule?

The Olympics are really screwing up our viewing. During baseball season we watch pretty much all the Cardinals games, and record a couple of things during the week that we catch up on during the weekend. But with the Olympics … Continue reading

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