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Travel Projects

Every time I travel I stress about what projects to bring along. Some trips I zoom through two or three small projects (three hats in January!). Other trips I hardly touch the needles. coffee & knit This 10 day trip to Hawai`i was one of the latter. It wasn’t that I didn’t have time or […]

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Travelling Knitters

When I flew to DC last month for business, I lamented to myself that I never saw anyone else knitting or crocheting on my flights. Yesterday I had settled into the center seat (ugh) between a woman at the window and my husband on the aisle. While the plane was sitting at the gate for […]

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In Flight

This trip around, I opted to bring one project and one alone. The idea is that with just one project, I will have to work on it regardless of how mindnumbingly boring it is. So I picked Daybreak – I love how it is turning out and I love the yarn but the actual knitting […]

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Travel Knit

I had a bit of a knitting mess before leaving for Europe. I was freaking out because I knew I had two 10+ hour flights to deal with, flights twice as long as my longest flight ever. I was concerned I would be going stir-crazy and a little insane without “enough knitting” to make it […]

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Home

I’m back from a short but sweet trip to Munich and Paris — my first trip off of the continent. While wandering around Munchen on a Sunday morning, we came across Wolle Rödel (closed of course, it was Sunday!). cute window display The window display was cute and the shop looked nice. colorful cotton yarn […]

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Travel Knitting

Road trips are a wonderful time to get some guilt-free knitting in (at least when you’re not the one driving). But travel projects need to be: portable/small simple self-contained not prone to falling off the needle Right now my projects in progress are an almost completed Fugl sweater for N (heavy), a vest for me […]

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Slow Progress

I mentioned that I worked on two projects during the Olympics a while back. The second project was Celtic Dreams. I finished the first sleeve on the sweater while watching Usain Bolt kick butt on the track. celtic dreams, so close [flickr] I love knitting this sweater. There are a few mistake cable crosses here […]

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Travel Means Souvenirs

DH and I were in Seattle for a week followed by a day/night in NYC, two cities we both love. While in Seattle, I spent some time with E (PokingMyEyesOut) and I finally met G (ChezDavis). Yay! Thanks to both E/G and G/S for having us! Crafty-wise, E and I went to Weaving Works, Hilltop […]

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Commencement

This past weekend, I went to New York state to visit my youngest sister’s college and watch her graduate[!]. me, mad, and currer I am very proud of her! Congratulations! I really hoped that I could finish Currer in time to wear it to graduation. I did, though I have some little details I want […]

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FO: Aftur and the Cup

I finished this sweater back in November — I actually wore it on Thanksgiving! — but it never got an official writeup because I was too busy knitting the Mandelbrot Wave sweater for my sister K. DH and I ended up in Toronto for New Year’s Eve and I decided that a warm, wooly sweater […]

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