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Workbasket – Progress during recovery

I imagined that it would be easy to keep up with this blog while recovering from surgery. Yaaaaaah... nothing was easy. I didn't even make huge strides on any of my projects either. Now that I am back, let me catch you up. WIPs: Harry Potter blanket Gah! the stain is still very obvious in… Continue reading Workbasket – Progress during recovery

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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 – Back to the Usual Programing… Mostly

I I continue to work on the Harry Potter blanket, a Christmas gift for DIL.  I work on it in the evenings while watching TV. I take it with me to work on during break times and lunch. This works really well to get in some progress.  Unless I forget to bring the extra yarn. … Continue reading Workbasket – Back to the Usual Programing… Mostly

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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