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Monday, give or take an hour of daylight

Last post, I was debating the all-consuming First World Problem of Clasps versus No Clasps on my Sandrilene: Yes, the clasps themselves are pretty.  Yes, I was incredibly clever and added glass flower beads to each sewn point. Yes, they … Continue reading

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TdF Day 7: Rolling more-or-less merrily along

Continuing the Saga of the Sweater Batts Once I spun up a three-ply sample from the Romney batts, I started having serious doubts. I wore the sample around my arm for a while, so I could see how we got … Continue reading

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purposeful yarn

Before We Proceed… I’d like to wish my sister Liz a Happy Birthday. Lizzie, don’t believe anyone when they tell you how old you are now. Just pull up a walker beside me and have some tea. They’re all just … Continue reading

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TdF Day One

There’s a lot of work to be done between washing a fleece and sitting down at the wheel (or grabbing your spindle). Today was the first day of Spinning Prep. I wanted a heathery/tweedy sort of yarn, the oatmeal grey/brown … Continue reading

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mittens and the mysteries of process

I’ve been busy finishing things. No, I’m fine, thank you. No, no fever, and I don’t need to lie down right now. Thanks, I really am OK. I finished my newest pattern, Spring Has Sprung Mittens. The good news: It’s … Continue reading

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up to mischief, as usual

This post is for Renee, who wrote me such a lovely note last week…I need reminders like that one every now and then! Thanks, Renee. Up to lots of good There has been life on Planet Sandi. The sun is … Continue reading

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knitting a story

Hello there. Long time no blog! We’ve had Family Things going on. You know the sort, the Stuff that comes up and smacks ya in the face, and says, “well, hellllooo, there, how’d you like to have your brain (and … Continue reading

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