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Architecture vs. Knitting

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I’ve finished the second sleeve of the Newport Classic Turtleneck. Are the sleeves enough alike? The one on the right was made with a variety of different needles. I kept changing my mind, and also the needles turned out to […]

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Second Sleeve

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The Newport Classic is getting the cuff of its second sleeve. Then comes the collar. My state now has 349 cases of COVID-19 and three deaths. We’re living through a pandemic. But we’re doing so in comfort. I’m tired of […]

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Food, Shelter, and Clothing

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I am interested in the domestic arts, home economics — food, shelter, and clothing. So it may not be surprising that these are the areas in which I was active yesterday. I baked whole grain sandwich bread, a pineapple upside […]

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Flattening the Curve

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I cast the church service this morning. There were just a handful of choir members present, and we got a message this afternoon saying that choir practices are canceled for the duration. I also made my Birthday Offering donation online, […]

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Pi Day

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I made an apple pie for Pi Day. #1 daughter came over with the Littles. We had good conversations and she helped me sort out the problem with my phone. It had started randomly dialing 911. Not a good thing. […]

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Coronavirus Arrives

We have a case of COVID-19 in our state now. I am an old person, but in good health. So what do I do? Cut back on handshaking and hugging. At church, mostly. I’m not that affectionate in other areas […]

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Newport Needs Sleeves

The Newport Classic Turtleneck is at the Venus de Milo stage, lacking sleeves. Actually, I started the left sleeve on a 10″ sleeve needle, size 6. I have previously read claims that you can try on a top-down sweater for […]

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Newport Continues

Tomorrow is going to be a knit all day day. I have some errands and housework, of course, but mostly all day, all knitting. This is the Newport Classic Turtleneck in wonderfully soft silk and merino Prism yarn from Lambspun. […]