Category Archives: Crafts

A Series of Small Things

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.                                                         … Continue reading

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Delicate Hearts of Silk and Fluff

At least a few times a week I look through Ravelry patterns that are on the “hot right now” or on the “recently added” lists.  Sometimes I see something I love and sometimes I admire the work of designers I follow.  Since I write … Continue reading

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Marking My Place

“You only live knit once (unless you make a mistake and have to do it over and over…) , but if you do it right, once is enough .” ― Mae West (adjusted by Kathi) Recently I wrote an article … Continue reading

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Christmas in July?

I help with the Newsletter for Abuelita’s Knitting and Needlepoint and I started a new section called “Gift-ology.”  The idea is to share potential knitting, crocheting, stitching, and craft gift ideas.  I thought that you might to see the ideas … Continue reading

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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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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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