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Thankful

Employment Coffee Coffee culture Stuffed animals Home heating oil A full refrigerator, without requiring a special Thanksgiving shopping trip Sweaters Books Wine, a gift from a friend Vintage quilts Great finds at the Goodwill My roommate Dustee My ex-husband not … Continue reading

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Lke this. This is what I’ve been doing

So you know I’ve been hitting the stranded knitting pretty damn hard. Do I pick up one of my WIPs and get to work? Of course not. I rummage around for some plain white wool, and some beads. I’ve never … Continue reading

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How much can I sell it for?

Or, Mining Etsy: A follow up to my previous post. After calculating the cost in time and materials to create a simple project, like the pair of mitts, I started thinking. How much effort do I need to put into … Continue reading

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I love you, Uncle Walter.

There are a few people you meet once, who change the direction of your life entirely. One of mine was my mother’s Uncle Walter. I must have been five years old or so, and he and his daughter Bonnie came … Continue reading

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Brambles

My upcoming collection Botanica has a new member.  Brambles is a many-use design. Wear it as a shrug, a wrap, or use as a lap or baby blanket.   Rectangles are so useful, aren’t they? The design inspiration comes from the … Continue reading

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Digital publishing?

Is print still the best way to publish? I’m starting to wonder. The basement is full of books already, so to grow my business I need to either buy some warehousing, or change how I think about the product I … Continue reading

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While We Wait

I knit this short sleeved top last year? The year before?  It’s from a free baby sweater pattern on Ravelry, named Lucille. Love it. The yarn is Rowan Calmer.  Love this sweater so much I’m making another one with long … Continue reading

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