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Workbasket Wednesday – 4 New Projects/One Old

Blue & White Shawl: I have wanted to knit this shawl for many years, ever since Daisy gave me this blue yarn that she spun. The title of this shawl pattern is "Blue and White Shawl". The white yarn is reclaimed from a white angora beret that was purchased at the Goodwill Bin store. The… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – 4 New Projects/One Old

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Monthly Mending – March 2022

After so much mending progress throughout January and February, I was hoping the trend would continue. Alas, it was not to be. Only the tear in the lining of the raincoat was mended this month. It was mentioned in last month's mending, that as progress was being made more mending was also being discovered. This… Continue reading Monthly Mending – March 2022

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Monthly Mending – February 2022

January With such a strong start in January, I wanted to keep it going. Black Running shorts: These running shorts have seen better days Fabric of the seam is just... gone A new center panel The first mend of the month was to be a pair of DW's running shorts. He does a lot of… Continue reading Monthly Mending – February 2022

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Monthly Mending – January 2022

If it seems like it has been awhile since I have even mentioned mending, you'd be correct. The last monthly mending post was in August. After that the mending basket started to fill up, along with the ironing basket. The marathon crafting leading up to Christmas left little time for mending or ironing. Thankfully there… Continue reading Monthly Mending – January 2022

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Workbasket – After Christmas

Previously... It has been a long time and I have missed you all. Every spare moment, I was working on Christmas gifts. Even going so far as taking time off work. It seems like projects always take 2+ times more time than I think it will to complete. Part of the extended project time was… Continue reading Workbasket – After Christmas