Category Archives: Knitting

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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So many things..

Just browsed my photo stream for something to post here.  Found my latest skein of yarn.  I have not finished anything since February.  Never in my life have I lost my enthusiasm for knitting, but I have now.  I thought … Continue reading

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Xing the days off a calendar

I thought perhaps I could trick myself with some brightly colored yarn and a pattern that I would love to knit.  But it aint happenin. Yesterday my dear sweet sober daughter drove me to the clinic for a colonoscopy.  I … Continue reading

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