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Winter Mystery Knitalong

The Winter 2017 Mystery Knitalong starts December 21st, first day of winter.  This is the shortest day of the year with only 9 and half hours between sunrise and sunset.  We thought this would be the perfect day to begin our mystery knit, shrouded in darkness and, well, mystery.  Plus, by this time, most of the rush of holiday planning, baking, shopping, etc, is probably done, and you'll be settling in or traveling off for the coziest time of the year read more

Winter Mystery Knitalong

I just bought a new cookbook because it's going to change my life.  It's called  A New Way to Dinner, and it's all about cooking once for the whole week.  I know, there are dozens of articles about cooking a thing and using it over and over, but this book is laid out by season, with 4 week's worth of menus, grocery lists, and game plans for each. It doesn't cover every single week of the year, but that's ok.   Most weeks I kind of enjoy meal planning - poring  read more

Five reasons to love linen
Reed is the smooth, suave linen fiber that's totally changed my mind about knitting with linen.  When Shibui introduced this yarn, I kept touching it and thinking; Wow, this is linen?  Really?  It's so smooth - so soft -- so silky.  How can this be?  The answer is in the construction.  Rather than being a traditional plied yarn, Reed is a fine chainette that creates suppleness and loft in a fiber that lacks both.  This fingering weight yarn that takes advantage of linen's crispness but tempers it into a lovely smooth fiber that has totally seduced me.  Reed, you are my kind of fiber...
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