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Frog pond dip

What can I say? DeNile is not just a river in Egypt… Sometimes I knit on even if a man on the galloping horse with one eye closed can see that it is time to give up. This is what happened to me this time. I love the yarn, I love the pattern and I ignored the little thing, like i
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Sock knitting fever.

The kids have gone to school and I am madly knitting. The sock fever has hit and I knit as much as I can, anywhere I can, even if it is just a few stitches at the time. Socks! Recently I have said that I had plenty of them, but… Well, I wear my handknit socks all the time, yes e
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It is that time of the year…

Pomegranates, pomegranates and more pomegranates… Please bear with me, it is that time of the year again when the pomegranates are everywhere I look, so inviting, I just can’t pass them by. So, let you be warned, there will be more pomegranate photos on this blog. Now that
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The School is Near…

Actually very, very near. The kids will be going back to school next Thursday. This year the girls are starting school early because due to the clerical error they went off early on vacation. This of course means the much dreaded by me Back to School shopping. I have spent Sunday and
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Fairytale Leaves Stitch.

I love this beautiful stitch and it is much easier than it looks! All you need to be able to do is to knit, purl, yarn over and do simple decrease. The stitch repeat is 20 stitches long plus 3 stitches, plus 2 selvage stitches and 20 rows high. I worked my sample with two repeats, so
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Surgical knits.

What do you do when you discover that someone, who had better remain nameless, played with scissors and the knits you have so lovingly made just a few months ago have become “holy”? This is what happened to me yesterday. I am still surprised that I did not explode, yell or
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