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Year of Projects 2022: Week 34

First up this week are my pair of finished self-striping, plain vanilla socks. Yarn is from Desert Vista Dyeworks in the 'Monkey Wrench' colorway. I used a leftover bit of plain black for the Fish Lips Kiss heels in this otherwise simple pair. The yarn base is one I generally have almost a half skein… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 34

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 32

I've been focusing on some things around the house this week. For the first time in the 13+ years we've lived here, we've had an actual monsoon-type summer which means that all the weeds which have been waiting patiently in the ground have really taken off. Which means weeding. Not a favorite activity but we've… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 32

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FO Friday: Roses of Avon Shawl/

I'm delighted to say I finished up this sample for my friend, Jocelyn's Serendipidye booth for her show over Labor Day weekend. I originally designed this shawl back in 2010 as part of a Shakespeare in Lace club that focused on the sonnets. It was written for 2 colors of laceweight merino, but Jocelyn's Filoluscious… Continue reading FO Friday: Roses of Avon Shawl/

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 28

I've been enjoying reading all the end-of-year posts for those YOP'ers who are working the July year-start. One of my favorite parts of this group is seeing all of your plans - keep 'em coming 🙂 This week, here's what I've worked on: Roses of Avon shawl: I have the main body pattern of floral… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 28

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 27

Enjoying a long weekend holiday here in the US for the 4th of July. Mostly just getting some things done around the house and enjoying our summertime weather, but that also means time for lots of fun crafty things! If you checked out my FO Friday post, you'll see I finished up my friend Nic's… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 27