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Word On The Street-Winter knitting projects


March 2, 2016 It’s hard to believe it’s March and that means the end of Winter and beginning of Spring. I am not sad that we got less than a foot of snow all winter and that it was warmer. Less snow and warmer weather...

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Word on the Street-Cool Summer Patterns


July 16, 2015 Cool Summer Patterns.  I am always looking for unusual knitting and crochet patterns. I came across this month’s pattern on Etsy. It’s from a shop that’s simply called pdf PatternDesign.  And it’s just that, digital crocheted patterns that you purchase and download....

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Word on the Street


June 10, 2015 I found this really cute pattern to knit a wooly-soap -on-a-rope sheep on Ravelry. Rather than make a soap holder I turned them into Christmas ornaments to give as gifts.   It’s never too early to start knitting for Christmas. It’s only 6...

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Spring cleanup results in new planters


May 7, 2015 I despise anything that has vines. so we decided to clean out the woods on the side of house where  vines had taken over. They were wrapped around every tree, weed and piece of grass. I was tired of getting tangled up in them...

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Freeform knitting using my yarn stash


March 18, 2015 I have been knitting for 40+ years so as you can imagine I have accumulated quite the yarn stash. When I first started knitting I used Ugh! Acrylic! And back then the acrylic was kind of like plastic…Acrylic has come a long...

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On the needles-First Project of 2014

Happy New Year everyone! I hope everyone had a great holiday season.  I know I did and when our business slowed down for a couple of days, I was able to get some “me” time in which means knitting! Also in this post, our first...

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2013 Comes to an end….

It’s almost the end of 2013. As this year comes to a close, I look back on the New Year’s goals I came up with at the beginning of the year. I have met most of the goals; the biggest and most surprising one was...

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Happy Holidays

I can’t believe it’s already the day before Christmas. This season went by so quickly but it’s  the first year in several that I feel like I enjoyed preparing for it. That is because running our business fulltime I have been able to work from...

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The vest that almost wasn’t

A few months ago, I was in my favorite yarn shop, Webs in Northampton, MA and I saw this beautiful yarn called Madelinetosh Prairie. I had to have it. I wasn’t sure what I was going to make with it but I bought a skein...

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