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Again the time has gotten away from me and went on ahead. All I can offer is my all around excuse – all kids are home… This means that “ME” time has become a mere memory that does not even seem real at this point. Oh well, just another month… But I am kni
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Japanese Twist Ribbing.

I am fascinated by all the possibilities presented by Twisted Stitches. And this pretty ribbing really captured my attention. It took me a while to figure it out, but today after a few false starts I got it! And I have to say that it was definitely worth it. The stitch repeat is 9 sti
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Easy Twist Stitch

Two posts in one day! Wow, that is a record for me! My Big Twist Sock is almost done, I am at the tip of the toe! Meanwhile I am “shopping for the new stitch pattern for the next pair of socks. This Easy Twist is certainly a good possibility. I was attracted by the lovely simpli
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Beautiful Butterflies Stitch.

Well I did try out a new stitch last night. It was so beautiful I just could not resist. A very pretty Butterfly Stitch. Some sources also call it a Bow Stitch. It turned out to be very easy! In this sample I Cast On 19 stitches and knit 6 rows, slipping the first stitch and purling t
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Home Front knitting.

All is quiet on a Home Front for the moment and I have finally got my computer to myself! Big kids are out and little kids are eating supper. And this time around it is not Ice Cream. Rice and noodles plus chicken. I feel as if I deserve a “Good Mommy” award – a few
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Back to blogging and knitting

It has been such a very long time since I posted that starting up the Blog again is so very hard. But today is the day. I am back to blogging and after over a month I am back to knitting. Funny how these two things are related for me. I have barely knit a stitch in the past month. Jus
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