Triple patterned watchcap changed up

Catching Floats and Carrying Yarn, MC and CC

This post is specifically for catching floats while doing Fair Isle, or stranded colorwork knitting. Fair Isle knitting is when two colors are used to knit across one row. For this example, the Main Color (MC) is held in the right hand, and the Contrast Color (CC) is held in the left hand – you […]

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Shetlander's Fair Isle Graph book

So Glad I Knit, What Have You Been Up To?

This post is a bit about my current knitting and the happenings in a life spent at home during a Florida summer. It’s summer in Florida, and that always means two things for sure: Afternoon thunderstorms, and hurricanes on the horizon. Hurricane season picks up in another month, but the afternoon storms are here. The […]

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colored easter eggs

Easter Day Treasure Hunt Reminiscing

Today is Easter and my son is grilling ribs. I made southern style potato salad and we will eat outside later. It’s hot here in Florida so I have the AC on. My other children are spending the day with their better half’s family. Did I say that right? They are in New Hampshire and […]

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lake sunapee boat harbor

Revisiting an Old Blog Means Lots of Organizing

As I prepare to write again on this blog, I am seeing just how horrible I used to be at writing. Blogging for me has been a huge learning experience and whenever I see old posts of mine, I cringe. Tags are horrible, links are missing, categories don’t make sense, and photos are not placed […]

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