Monthly Archives: February 2014

Inspiration Knitting: The Shawl Collar Shawl

The bell on the doorknob jangled as I stepped into the yarn store.  I breathed in the smell of wool carried on the moist, swamp-cooled air, a welcome relief from the July heat.  I closed the door, the sound of … Continue reading

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Second Sleeve Syndrome

I finally finished the first sleeve of Steve’s Aran and have started the second sleeve. I’m in the throes of Second Sleeve Syndrome now.  I’ve heard of Second Sock Syndrome, where the knitter despairs over having to knit a whole … Continue reading

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It Could Have Been Much, Much Worse

This past week, I had one of those This Is The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Life moments.  I realized that I was fully recovered from my gallbladder surgery and that I was finished with the weeks-long fleece … Continue reading

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