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Rainy Day Knitting

The weather website on my cellphone is trying to convince me that it is partly cloudy outside. LOL! It is in denial, all I can see out of my window is blurry shapes behind the curtain of rain. I love the sharp fresh smell of rain, tinged with pine and wet grass. My window is open wide
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The joy of bulky yarn.

I am rediscovering the joy of bulky yarn. It seems ironic that after being a knitter for over fifteen years I have returned to the yarn that I dismissed disdainfully so many years ago. There was a time when bulky yarn was my friend. As I sat and cried over my stitches determined to ge
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Update on Two Letters.

A while ago I published a post Two letters from Israel. I would like to share with you the good news I have received about the boy, who was so viciously attacked. Thank G-d he is out of the hospital and recovering. And soon will be able to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah. The second victim
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The FO train stops here.

At least for a while. The crowning achievement and the last accomplishment of my Finishing Marathon is a warm woolly vest for DH. I knit it for his birthday, last year. But somehow I never managed to find the time to weave in the ends. I also could not find perfect “manly”
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Staying the distance

I am still staying firm with my finishing marathon. I have even gone so far that I have finally sewn a button on my Summer Sunset Shawl. Now it is all ready just in time to be utterly useless in the Winter cold. Sorry Sis! I hope you will enjoy it when the weather warms up again. This
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The Knit Goes On

Thank G-d for my needles and hooks! And my so very ample yarn stash! It is now actually so large that last time when I went yarn shopping I only found one yarn I was interested in. An acrylic (believe it or not) with a chenille like feel. I have started making a new blanket with it al
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