Month: June 2019

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Restart

I have a pattern. I live a well-conducted life, with beneficial morning and evening routines and a good eat-move-sleep balance, until something happens. I take a trip, we get super busy at work, some health issue arises, whatever, and I […]

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Minding the Baby

I spent the day minding the Baby. We took a couple of walks on the sidewalk on our block, holding hands. We cleaned the kitchen and baked Morning Glory Muffins. Then we had homemade chicken soup and muffins for lunch. […]

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A Knitted Animal Friend

Louise Crowther’s Charlotte the Fox has a nice white tummy and a red bottom (Coral is the actual color way) with a pretty spiral increase. The purl patches in between show where to sew on the legs. The red is […]

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Sunday Storm

I slept in till 7:00 and then went back to bed with a cup of tea, enjoying the sound of the rain. I completed the edgings for the New Baby’s sweater, the head and tail of Charlotte the Fox, and […]

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Jam, Pie, and Sweater

I went to #1 daughter’s to bake muffins and make jam. We got three dozen lovely muffins in the freezer and blueberry jam as well as a couple of jars from their plum tree. Home, then, and I got back […]

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Charlotte the Fox

Charlotte the Fox has a head and one ear now. I knitted up the muzzle. The shaping is clever. We’ve been having our Friday team meeting at #1 daughter’s house. Today my grand baby called me “Kema,” which I take […]

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Sales Meeting

#1 daughter and I had a good sales meeting yesterday. Sales meetings are always pleasant, actually. I can’t remember ever having an unpleasant sales meeting. There we were, though: an old lady and a pregnant woman. The guy we were […]

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Sleeve Needles

Rue Bossy d’Angles is a classic raglan sweater. That means that the sleeves are knitted down from the top as tubes after the shoulder shaping. You can do this flat, which is how the pattern is actually written, but then […]