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I Can Resist Anything Except Temptation

by erin on February 10, 2015

Really delightful yarn has come in again (YET AGAIN!) at Yarns Etc and Great Yarns this past week.  Shall I tempt you?  I believe y’all look like you could do with a little tempting.   Did someone say….Shalimar?   Shalimar Breathless.  420  yards of merino, cashmere, and silk, and the drool of whatever knitter was […]

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An Autumnal Palette to Enjoy

by erin on September 3, 2013

I love this time of year.  It’s still hot as fire out, muggy as the devil’s armpit (ew), but there are approximately 7 leaves out there starting to turn, and every now and then there’s a cold note in the wind (maybe it’s my heat exhaustion starting to kick in), and then there’s this:   […]

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Do You Hear That?

by erin on August 27, 2013

Nothing.  Absolutely nothing.  Nada.  Zilch.   My son is at school, my daughter is still sleeping.  I’m sitting here, cup of coffee on hand, talking to you about knitting.   SWEET!   I had been knitting along on the Mackinac tank and feeling confident (strike 1) that I would be done with the back at […]


In The Know

by erin on February 19, 2013

So it’s a marvelous thing when I walk into the local yarn store (LYS for the peeps in the know) and see bags and boxes of goodies strewn about.  When I walk into the LYS, I’m already a very happy person, but let me tell you that the yarns and goodies that Mary has ordered […]

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by erin on August 30, 2011

This past week has been rather interesting, hasn’t it?  I mean, for one, we have the horrible, devastating earthquake that shook up the entire eastern seaboard.  Did you see some of the pictures of the aftermath?  It’s pretty gruesome stuff.  Please, let’s have a moment of silence. Ok, moving on now. Oh yeah, then there […]

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