Archive for May, 2009

May 25 2009

Out of Season

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Memorial Day Weekend: parades, barbecues, sales. All very traditional. Me? I’m a rebel. I spent it washing and packing away for the summer all of my woolen knitwear. Hats, gloves, scarves, all washed and clean and smelling of lavender and tucked away from those little winged menaces until the chill returns. Socks are packed separately […]

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May 20 2009

Wool Sightings

Published by under FOs

I got a surprise in my inbox this week, an email from my old coworker Kate. She shared with me some pictures of her beautiful baby Sameera, who is one of my Lawyer Babies — my personal nickname for the layette sets I knit for some of my old coworkers. Look at this beautiful baby. […]

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May 19 2009

Shetland

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I’ve been up in Vermont quite a bit these last few weeks, although this past weekend was my little sister’s graduation, so I was too distracted to bother with traveling sock pictures. (Sorry!) On my last visit, though, I dragged my traveling companion (Mom) to yarn shops, because that’s how I roll. Mom doesn’t knit […]

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May 07 2009

Maryland Sheep & Wool ’09

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This was my second year attending MDSW. It was not anywhere near as hot as last year. It was, however, much rainier, so I didn’t have the camera out much. I spotted some fun things, though: 1. Model sheep – literally; he posed when he saw me pick up my camera 2. Natural dyes, waiting […]

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May 07 2009

April Wrap-Up

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Ah, April. April went a little crazy this year. Temperatures jumping from 40 F to 90 F in a day, sunny (and then pouring all over May instead)… I think I’m glad it’s May, despite the rain. JO’S BRIDAL SHOWER SET Pattern: Felted Oven Mitt and Trivet from Felted Knits by Bev Galaskas; washclothes in […]

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