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Workbasket – No idle hands here…

Christmas isn't over until the last Christmas project has been completed.  Some years ago, I asked my boss and friend BP to teach me to knit so I could make a sweater for my bf as a Christmas gift.  After 2 wash clothes and 1 simple lace shawl, I printed out several sweater patterns and… Continue reading Workbasket – No idle hands here…

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My First Hiking Trip: crafting memories with those that I love

Some months ago, I mentioned to Son that when I retire I plan on walking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).  After a short period of time (a couple of weeks later), he asked me if I wanted to do it as a threw hike or would I like to do it in stages?  He mentioned… Continue reading My First Hiking Trip: crafting memories with those that I love

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Update – Christmas knitting pictures

Somehow, I managed to not ever see my grandson's in the sweater vests that I knit them for Christmas.  My amazing son sent me a picture over the weekend.  Here they are: The pattern sizes were "4-5 years" and "2-3 years".  So the boys will have plenty of time to grown into them.  For right… Continue reading Update – Christmas knitting pictures