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How I Feel

Here’s how I feel today, from head to toe. My head has a tightness like a band around my forehead. Not exactly a headache, but not great. My eyes are itchy and watery. I’m sniffly, with a sort of dribbling […]

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Staying Home Some More

I baked. I organized cabinets. I sorted out cookbooks. I tidied the living room. I did virtual church and had conversations with my daughters. I wrote reviews. I knitted. The continuing quarantine (except for people who are going around spreading […]

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Cloverleaf Complete

I finished the Cloverleaf Top and I quite like it. It’s very comfortable; That’s not how I’ll wear it. I’m definitely too old to have bare arms. It’s a good layering piece, though. Now I no longer have a Zombie […]

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I-Cord Bind-Off

The Cloverleaf Top uses an I-Cord Bind-Off. I have encountered I-Cord before, but have not been successful with it. The “I” stands for “idiot,” so it is a little embarrassing that I couldn’t do it on that previous project, but […]

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Cloverleaf, Two Skeins

This is two skeins of KnitPicks’s CotLin, color way Surf, working up into the Cloverleaf Top from KnitPicks’s book Renew. I love the feel of this yarn. I used it to make the Ravinia top last spring. I went to […]

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The Manly Art of Knitting

That’s one skein of CotLin (Surf color way) being knitted up into a Cloverleaf Top. And the out of print treasure, The Manly Art of Knitting. It contains the basics of knitting. There are a few basic patterns stitches. There […]