Category Archives: Knit and Crochet

I Have Been Absent, of Late . . .


True confessions.  I don’t know exactly why it is, but, I just have not been taking the time to blog as much as I would like to, or used to anyway.  Maybe because I just don’t feel inspired enough???  Or, heaven forbid, … Continue reading

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Sharing . . . A Few Recent Projects


Sooo, today you will get a double whammy.  Since I haven’t been a-blogging in a good long while, I’ll just post some pics of recently (or not-so-recently as the case may be…) finished projects I am most happy with. In … Continue reading

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Should You Carry the Yarn Along the Side or Cut It? | Lion Brand Notebook


  I found this article pretty interesting, and I feel it might lend some useful information to those who question this subject as often as I do…I knew that you could ‘carry’ your yarn as you work up your project. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Meditation, and Knitting and Crochet Therapy


How many of my followers practice meditation?  I have often thought about giving it a try.  But the more I think about it . . . the more I think, I already do practice it.  I practice through my knitting, and crochet. … Continue reading

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“Why bother knitting a scarf?” : TreeHugger


Okay, so…I am not necessarily a “tree-hugger”.  But I came across this article and thought it interesting enough to share.  Please, give it a read! “The act of knitting is a strange combination of relaxation and activism, of protest and … Continue reading

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A World Through the Hands (Video) | On Being


Simply a wonderful, four-minute film about the value of handwork and experiencing the world. “To have the skill of knitting, to have the skill of crocheting, of felting, makes it possible for us not only to make something but it … Continue reading

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Feeling Grateful . . . For Family, Friends, and A Little ‘Mindless Knitting’


Hey all!  Seems I have been rather . . . absent as of late.  I am trying to get over that.  It’s been so long I don’t know where to start! I think first of all I will start by … Continue reading

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Completed! Ruffle Scarf . . . I think it’s glorious


I have completed my Ruffle Scarf.  \o/  Finally.  It turned out much bigger, and heavier than I expected it to.  The edging added a lot of weight.  As to that . . . I changed my mind on the edging … Continue reading

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Ruffle Scarf . . . progress! Off the sticks.


Just an update on my grey ruffle ‘potato chip’ scarf.  I got it off the needles.  Now, to work on a crochet border. Alrighty then.  Back to work!      

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