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    A Weekend of Knitting and Fun!!

    Posted on October 2, 2012 by in Knitting, Latest Updates, Review - Preview

    Last weekend I was at Kraemer Yarns Knitting Retreat. Me and 61 other knitters spent the weekend knitting, teaching, learning, hiking, and laughing all weekend long!! It was so much fun. Each morning starts with an optional hike around one of the 2 lakes at the camp. Not much helps me relax more than a […]

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    Retreat Recap!!

    Posted on October 1, 2012 by in Knitting, Latest Updates, Review - Preview, Teaching

    This mornings blog post is delayed due to having to much fun at the Kraemer Yarns Knitting Retreat I will give a review of my wonderful weekend later today…  

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    Off to Camp!!

    Posted on September 27, 2012 by in Give-Away, Latest Updates

      Knitting projects selected, class materials printed, cozy hand knit sweaters packed and the car is loaded. I am heading off to camp. Truth be told I do not leave until tomorrow, Friday, so today, I am running around like a crazy person stapling handouts, doing laundry, buying snacks, getting my fall and winter shoes […]

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    Knit Tips:

    Posted on September 25, 2012 by in Knit Tips, Knitting

      The Sling Shot – I am working on my Cast On Class, and it occurred to me how handy the Sling Shot is for casting on.             I know I preach that there are many ways to do thing and there are 2 ways to do most Long Tail […]

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    Getting Ready – Kraemer Yarns Knitting Retreat

    Posted on September 24, 2012 by in Latest Updates, Teaching

        Next weekend (the 28th thru the 30th) I am headed to camp…   I am packing up my knitting, sleeping bag, pillow and hopefully some hand knit sweaters, and heading out to the Poconos for the Kraemer Yarns Knitting Retreat. This knitting camp is not a posh affair, it is camp right down […]

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    In the Beginning

    Posted on September 20, 2012 by in Inspiration, Latest Updates, My Designs for Sale

        In my beginning there was yarn and then there was knitting magazines filled with all their glossy pictures of texture and color and inspiration.This is the beginning of my knitting obsession. When I first learned to knit it was all squeaky yarn and old afghan patterns… Did not interest or inspire me at […]

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  • Knit Tips

    Posted on September 18, 2012 by in Knit Tips, Latest Updates

      Knit tips on the web have really changed since I last posted some, so I feel I need to step up my game. As I was pondering this- there was an NCIS marathon on USA that was based on Gibbs Rules (when is there NOT an NCIS marathon on USA?). What are there 58, 64, […]

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    Something Toasty from TNNA

    Posted on September 17, 2012 by in Latest Updates

      Many of you may know what TNNA is, for those of you who do not; it is The National Needles-Arts Association. This is a membership organization formed by all the yarn, cross-stitch, and embroidery, spinning weaving companies. Pretty much anything you need a needle for short of sewing or quilting. Every June they convene […]

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    Review ~ Preview

    Posted on September 15, 2012 by in Latest Updates, Review - Preview

      Last week I released a new design, Meddybemps. Available on Craftsy and Ravelry Monday I discussed my inspiration .   Tuesday was remembrance               Wednesday’s WIP                   Thursday- Knitstamatic Giggles with a Give-Away    There is another another Give-Away over on […]

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    Knitstamatic’s Giggles

    Posted on September 13, 2012 by in Give-Away, Knitting, Latest Updates, My Designs for Sale

      A blog about a blog- no one said I couldn’t Knitstamatic is a friend of mine I meet thru Twitter. She was in need of a baby gift for a coworker. My Giggle Baby Blanket pattern won the choice, thru no persuasion on my part. After looking for the perfect yarn, she chose a lovely […]

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