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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day We had a lovely afternoon. Unfortunately, my little ones were away living life large, but we did the best we could. There were pretty flowers from my garden, steaks, mashed new potatoes, asparagus, beans and broccoli with shallots and a salad… Continue Reading “Happy Mother’s Day”

A Few of My Favorite Things

I just returned from a two day getaway with a friend to the Virginia Historic Garden Week.  If you love gardens and can get away the third week in April you should make the time. The whole state opens their gardens and homes to… Continue Reading “A Few of My Favorite Things”


  Thus is especially cluttered because I was in the midst of moving when I decided to photograph it!  Apparently I will do anything to avoid sketching. Knitting swatches for design submissions I am all over that, the sketches to accompany the swatches, not… Continue Reading “Creativity”

2010 Ravelympics

I finished my own personal Ravelympics project on Sunday night while watching the hockey game. I love to knit the Norwegian Ski Team’s Olympic sweaters for the games or as close to the games as I can. I am not being unpatriotic. I would… Continue Reading “2010 Ravelympics”

A new way of looking at socks…

This is a small portion of the vast mountain of sock yarn at Embraceable Ewe I have a new philosophy on hand knit socks. Previously, I collected all manner of beautiful yarns and dreamed up gorgeous lace patterns to go with said beautiful yarns… Continue Reading “A new way of looking at socks…”

Where’s it Gonna Go????

We already have this much snow on the ground…  and they are calling for up to 24 more inches of the white stuff, tell me where is it going to go? We don’t have any more room to push it in to piles, the… Continue Reading “Where’s it Gonna Go????”

Back in the Saddle , Again

Welcome to our winter wonderland. This is the view from my front door today, a bit different than this one. And this is the walk to our field   perhaps you remember this view. I am such an idiot. The new Mac completely kicked… Continue Reading “Back in the Saddle , Again”

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Do Over

I have tried for a week to get this baby to download. With a little help from an editor at Vogue Knitting (thanks Renee) we have launch. Today is my birthday and this is what I received in the mail. Life is full of… Continue Reading “Do Over”

Alpaca Anyone??

The baby daughter is spending the month of January at the very southern tip of Chile. Skyped with her yesterday and she happened to model the most beautiful alpaca stranded sweaters she had just purchased. She said she only paid $12 for one and… Continue Reading “Alpaca Anyone??”


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