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simple meal

The photos are terrible, but the food was delicious. I hope I remember to prepare it again some time.  My son has pizza once a week. I make it with a thin crust, and it spends less than 10 minutes … Continue reading

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simultaneous sleeves on circular needles

I have too  many projects on needles at the moment. I did not mind having two projects, the mohair throw for my nephew, and then a jumper for myself. However, I then noticed that my son’s need is greater than … Continue reading

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Big Blue

I have been doing a fair amount of machine sewing lately. Some of it has been modification of unused items, some of it has been the small projects that are ‘free’ on the front of magazines, and I have patched … Continue reading

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green alpaca jumper

I dabble in several different crafts. However, I try to restrict myself to a single project in progress in each of those crafts. I make the rules, so I make the exceptions. Small projects that can be completed within a … Continue reading

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Cardboard, Sawdust and Styrofoam

I have had a couple of months of feeling I was some experimental subject being fed gluten-free wheat-substitute baked goods. My mother baked a special cake, some shortbread and some almond bread biscotti at  Christmas, and I felt horribly ungrateful … Continue reading

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A few Easter chicks

  I have been wanting to make some sort of lavendar bag for months. It has been an insane urge. Maybe a few drawers are a bit musty when opened, but wouldn’t it make more sense to toss the stagnant … Continue reading

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Broken Rules and Resolutions

Sometimes I feel smug when reading of other people’s yarn stashes. Mine is under control, confined to three small cases on top of my wardrobe. The smugness then diminishes when I remember the considerable stash of mohair in the ‘craft … Continue reading

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