Tag Archives: Yarn

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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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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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: 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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Serenity During the Storm and a Shawl in the Aftermath

Hi F&F, “Serenity is not freedom from the storm, but peace amid the  storm” – anonymous Here are a few pictures of the completed Take That Irene Shawl.  It was a wonderfully simple project and I found the “rhythm” of the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Textured

Hi F&F I die for color. I don’t mean die as in dead; I mean die in the way the French call an orgasm la petit mort; the little death. Color causes my synapses to fire and creates internal fireworks. … Continue reading

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Yarn was my Lifeline During Hurricane Irene

Hi F&F, Hurricane Irene sentenced me to 24 hours under house arrest. I decided to be a model inmate and use the time productively by starting a new crochet project. I name all of my projects. I’m calling this one the … Continue reading

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Sweating the Small Stuff: Knitting in Ninety Degree Weather

Hi F&F If you’ve read an earlier post , you know that I recently returned to my hobbies of knitting and crochet (click here if you missed it) .  You also know that I live in Brooklyn, New York in the … Continue reading

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