Category Archives: Knitting

Tuesday Morning

I am writing right now because my right hand hurts too much to knit. Seriously, this is ridiculous. I am beginning to feel like Job. But Job was gracious and faithful when he said: “Naked I came from my mother’s … Continue reading

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Festivus in August

I purchased this yarn yesterday, it will be used to make hats (in school colors) for my older granddaughters. I love this yarn. It is called Knerd String, and is just luscious, soft, and squishy wool. I have made 6 … Continue reading

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April Wednesday

Little Geranium seedlings, grown from seeds from the geranium I grew from seeds 2 years ago.  Oh, it is fun to watch these grow. I am now four months into retirement.  It is far more challenging than I had anticipated. … Continue reading

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I finished the sweater last night!  YAY!  I actually like it and it actually fits!  I took a lot of time with this one and really worked on getting it right, not just “good enough.”  It is not the most … Continue reading

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Snowy Morning at Home

This is the sweater I have been working on for the last six weeks.  It is a lovely shade of blue-grey.  I have not once taken a photo that shows its true color.  I am dreadfully sick of knitting it. … Continue reading

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Really Retired

There’s a tiny self-portrait!  Walking around a little lake across the street from the grocery store. I really retired.  I have had few moments of anxiety, some of it bordering on panic.  I have had a lot more moments of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning 

This is the back of the sweater I’m working on.  I have poked another hole in my left index finger from all the fine, detailed work (I did this last December too).  It has taken nearly a month just to … Continue reading

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