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Let there be ruffles!

Why do people love ruffled scarfs so much? I have never worn one, yet I knit at least 25 and they have all found good homes. I understand my teenage daughters or my 13 year old niece. But my Mom? And lots more adults, who have seen me knit them here and there. The most memorable ̶
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Saved and Thankful!

Something wonderful happened to us (our family) last night. We were saved from a horrible tragedy and are now grateful that we are all together and that we still have all of our kids with us. This has been a difficult Summer. While not much has been happening in our quiet Northern Isr
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No-Progress Report

The past few days have been frustrating. I have knit about 40 rounds on my new sock only to realize that the combination of ribbing, cables and color turned the whole thing into a mess. So out all that knitting went. Major frog pond! I have now decided to try out a pattern I used for
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Happy Birthday my Son!

This post was supposed to be different it was supposed to be happy and light, instead… Well, we see how it goes… We had a very nice and quiet Shabbos. For the first time in a while we did not have any guests and it was just the 10 of us. Hm, for a girl, who professed at 19
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My new orange friend!

Last Friday, for the first time since we moved, I have finally decided to bake. I turned on my mixer and promptly discovered that he did not survive the move. I was very sad. My old faithful Kitchen Aid mixer was 18 years old, older than any of my kids. Lots of dough and butter came o
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I have slipped-up!

Sometimes the best plans go awry. I have started knitting a Rainbow version of the Amazing Siberian Slippers for my friend Maggie a couple of days ago. And instead of doing the cuff in the way I have put into my pattern I thought I would try something different. I wanted to make a lon
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