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Yak Yak Yak and a Knit Hat for Christmas

The yak (Bos grunniens and Bos mutus) is a long-haired bovid found throughout the Himalaya region of south Central Asia, the Tibetan Plateau and as far north as Mongolia and Russia. Most yaks are domesticated Bos grunniens. There is also … Continue reading

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Celestial Fireflies

the celestial fireflies begin to dot the sky then crowd together joining her silvery wake and together they shimmer and glow (from sedona love poem by daramita) Our eldest daughter graduated from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and now makes her … Continue reading

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Diamond Eyes

2015 Goal – Design and Publish Patterns. The first projects I designed, Cable Me Cozy and Springtime Loop, were created for my beginning cable and beginning lace classes.  Although I have no fashion experience, I found that I really liked designing – it … 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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Helpful Hint: Pretty Edges

Many shawls and scarves have garter stitch borders which help to minimize rolling edges. But sometimes I want a cleaner edge that a garter border produces. One of the favorite techniques for a pretty edge is to “slip the first … Continue reading

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Fingerless Fun… or Frostbite on your Digits

Southern California Mittens While fingerless mitts will not keep the frostbite away if you live in the frozen north, they work well in Southern California where cold is defined as anything below 70 degrees (or 75 at my house).  A bit … Continue reading

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Bling Bling – Finished Object

Photo Finish Just a quick picture of my Art Yarns Scarf.  Originally it was going to be a gift – but I love it so will be keeping it.  Not only is it beautiful, the yarn is super soft.  This … Continue reading

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