Category Archives: Knitting

Dear Canada: You’re Stuck with us now

(N.B.  Dear Fellow Grammar Nerds: Apologies in advance for the wanton switches in pronoun focus below; I’m a wee bit exhausted.) Unless otherwise noted, the wonderful photos below of our Big Day were taken by Anne Blayney.  She basically rocks, … Continue reading

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Still Here, Still Obsessed with Yarn (and Cats!)

Hello, fine bloggie friends! It’s (past) time for another missive from Sandi’s YarnLand and Cat Worship Facility. This month has been Cat Appreciation Month at my vet’s, and August 8 was International Cat Day. So, in the spirit of the … Continue reading

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A Finished Object Doth Bloom in Spring

Happy Spring! Actually, by the time I hit Publish, it will be nearly time to wish everyone a Happy Summer Solstice. However, most of the original draft of this was written in April. At least I keep life interesting for … Continue reading

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January 6, 2018: Epiphanies

Well, hello there, Internet Friends. Long time no blog. It has indeed been a while since you’ve heard much from me. A tweet here, a Facebook comment there, a Ravelry post every now and then. It was never my intention … Continue reading

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Sick (still), On the Mend (more or less), yet Busy (sort of)

Oh Heck. Let’s just throw caution to the winds and begin with a cat photo or two.   OK, ¡basta! (Spanish for “enough!”) There can (and no doubt will) be more cat pics later. Sick (still): Pain is not my friend, … Continue reading

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The Quilt

Ten minutes ago, I opened a box that came in the mail. It’s a thundery sort of day, pouring down rain by the bucketful; our wonderful postal worker Angie dashed from her vehicle to our door with the box covered … Continue reading

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Just For Fun

Hi there! Today, I have something a little bit different for you: A video podcast! TOPICS include: Showing off Projects Yak Yarn Pr0n; Wee cutenesses; Cabin fever; Crafting and writing as ways of gathering myself together when everything around me is … Continue reading

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