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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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Latest Yarn

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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