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Workbasket – Oops, I Did it Again

WIPs: Starting over, for whatever reason, is kinda my thing. Our knitting group even has a name for it... "Doing a Lorri". True to form, project s were frogged and started over. The shrug is an easy pattern to knit. The yarn is slippery. Stitches drop off quickly, then run away equally as fast. When… Continue reading Workbasket – Oops, I Did it Again

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Workbasket – Last Christmas Gift of 2020

I am still trying to finish the blanket that was supposed to be a Christmas gift for DIL. Each and every chance I get, I knit. Even if it is a couple of stitches, it is progress. This is the last border that needs to be finished before piecing it all together. About 1/2 way… Continue reading Workbasket – Last Christmas Gift of 2020

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2020 Review

This year has been so much more than our makes. So many challenges to so many people, all over the world. At the risk of sounding shallow and self centered, I'd like to go over my accomplishments from this year: Mending: Abused Shopping bag, andReplaced buttons on G.son's sweaterMy & Pixie's blanketCo-worker's coat seamHemmed jeans… Continue reading 2020 Review

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Workbasket – Deep in the thick of Christmas Crafting

So many projects and a hard deadline. I'm pretty sure that I am not the only one that has knitting plans larger than my time frame. Then there are the things that come up, or I think I can quickly fit in... While talking with my son, he mentioned that the stockings I had knit,… Continue reading Workbasket – Deep in the thick of Christmas Crafting