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Grande Prairie Hats

I love hats. Growing up, I wore hats all the time, although it was usually a ball cap. Now that I can knit, however, I enjoy making myself all sorts of hats. One might look at that collection and think I have enough. And one would be wrong. For one, I no longer own all […]

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When you love hand-dyed yarn…

Check out Sharon’s post on the DC Trunk Show! I love hand-dyed yarn. Love, love, love, love, love. I love variegated yarn, semi-solid yarn, yarn with analogous colors, yarn with complimentary colors, yarn with colors you’d never think of putting together but some how work beautifully. And this is why I love Three Irish Girls […]

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Back to school shopping

This past weekend was the tax-free holiday in the state of Virginia. Naturally, I took advantage of the chance to buy the kids’ winter clothes, as well as the supplies my son Jeffrey needs for kindergarten (less than a month until my oldest starts school. Mom is not ready). And I took the opportunity to […]

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3 lbs of wooden buttons

Oh yes I did. I love handmade buttons. Yes, it can be a higher investment, but not much more than high-quality mass-produced buttons…and I figure that if I’ve spent money on artisan yarn and my time to lovingly handcraft clothing for family or friends, it’s worth the slightly higher expense. For this, etsy has been […]

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