Tag Archives: Knitting

Giving the Old Year the Boot and Entering the New Year in Flats

Happy New Year F & F! It’s the second week of the New Year and I realize, to some, it may seem a bit late in the game for that greeting, but I feel there should never be a statute of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

Hi F&F, For this weeks challenge I must say thank you to the United States Postal Service.  You should say thank you too; because without them you would be looking at a photo of the inside my purse. My entry for … Continue reading

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A Fiddling With Fiber Post: It’s a Sensational day for a Sundance Makeup bag

Hi F&F, I have a new project underway.  On my knitting needles is the Sundance Makeup Bag. The free pattern is from Classic Elite Yarns and it is available online. For my project, I will be using a modified version of that … Continue reading

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Eye Spy: A Crafty Cozy for Your Craft Beer

Hi F&F, Usually, my Eye Spy posts feature the curiosities I discover while urban hiking. Unfortunately, the recent arctic temperatures have suspended all unessential outdoor activities. I’ve replaced outdoor hiking with indoor internet surfing; and truthfully, internet surfing is all I’ll … Continue reading

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A Post-holiday Yarn Wrap up

Hi F&F, With all the holiday festivities going on, I failed to post the pictures of the completed knit and crochet projects I worked on for gift giving (thanks Jenny for the reminder). So below are a few photos of … Continue reading

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A Fiddling With Fiber Post: Knit, Purl and Prison Reform

Hi F&F, The late Elizabeth Zimmerman (EZ) is revered among knitters. I think of her as the Julia Child of knitting. Elizabeth Zimmerman did for knitting what Julia Child did for French cooking.  EZ modernized and demystified the art of … Continue reading

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A Fiddling With Fiber Post: Have a Yawn and Yarn at This B&B

Hi F&F, Some people loath hotels. They claim it’s the coldness of the decor or they confess the phobia that there are cooties under the covers.  Both reasons may be valid, but I don’t have those issues. I love hotels. … Continue reading

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Crafting for Christmas: I’m Throwing in the Towel

Hi F&F, It’s been smooth sailing; working on the project Jambières avec une attitude.   I’ve completed one leg warmer and I am making progress on its mate. I’m not a tease so I won’t flash one leg. Once the mate … Continue reading

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I Don’t Need no Stinkin elfs

Hi F&F The California Cowl is completed.  It’s full steam ahead with the holiday gifts. Here are a few pictures of the finished cowl.  I put it on so you could see the drap and then I quickly took it off … Continue reading

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Making a List and Checking it Twice or Preparing for Christmas

Today it is a balmy 72 degrees and yesterday we reached 80 degrees. It’s not feeling very fall like around here but, I know it’s on the way. Last week we had a few cool days as a foreshadowing of … Continue reading

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