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Black Sheep Bingo!

It’s that time of year again! Jodie and I are once again gearing up for a rousing game of find the blogger/internet knitter at Black Sheep Bingo. Last year was so much fun that we decided to do it again. So, if you’re local, semi-local, or just traveling across the country for Black Sheep Gathering read more

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Maddox Monster

Maddox the Mischevious Monster by Rebecca Danger (Ravelry link) More babies are on the way in my circle of friends. D’s longtime friend T and her husband are expecting a son on or around April 2nd. Since her shower was last weekend I cranked out a couple of gifts for the little guy. She’s also read more



One of my biggest projects last year was a gift for my younger sister, Sarah who lives in Vermont. She’s cold a lot so a red wool/alapaca blend sweater seemed like an ideal choice. She’s a bit picky about her clothing, in that she doesn’t like anything “fussy” so I settled on Ursa from Berroco read more


Noro Clapotis Scarf

In November I ordered this single skein of Noro Silk Garden Sock yarn in color s269 from WEBS. Inspired directly by this clapotis scarf. I don’t normally go for pale neutrals like this but there is such amazing depth of color in this yarn. It’s Noro, so it’s a little “rustic” and there were two read more


Christmas Craft: Tiny Mittens

I’ve been having some issues with large knitting projects, which means I had to abandon 3 pieces of Christmas knitting. I was knitting for too many hours a day trying to finish two large projects for gifts and ended up with very sore shoulders, elbows and wrists. I knew I wanted to make some ornaments read more