Monthly Archives: June 2014

Lunch Time Knitting…. or Ripping

Taking It Out at Lunch rather than Take Out at Lunch My “as yet unnamed lace scarf” pattern was humming along.  Although the pattern is 20 rows, I almost had it memorized.  Almost, because I obviously I don’t and I … Continue reading

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Peacocks are not Native…

If Pretty is as Pretty does, Peacocks are Ugly We moved to Altadena, CA a little over 20 years ago and with a trail to the mountains up our street, we are used to wildlife – coyotes, raccoons, skunks, an … Continue reading

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Down the Drunkard’s Path……Headband

This asymmetrical headband with a quirky name makes a great addition to your wardrobe or gift for a friend. It knits up quickly with Cascade 128 or other bulky weight yarn. The one-by-one cables at the edges and the wide … Continue reading

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Location, location, location

Not a bad place to knit. With her full-time internship and her part-time paying job, my daughter Lisa has so little free time.  Saturday was her last day off for the entire month of June and since I love to … Continue reading

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No knitting police…. but I want to fix-it anyway

In a previous job, I helped develop and teach several training courses for a large consulting company. Now I use what I learned about adult learners to create my knitting workshops.  For example, I learned there are three main types … Continue reading

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Charred Tomato Vinaigrette in Dallas

Steak Salad with Charred Tomato Vinaigrette – Recipe Please This week I am in Dallas for work and am staying at the Intercontinental.  I came in Saturday as the event started on Sunday.  Since I arrived early in the afternoon … Continue reading

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