Category Archives: Fashion

Smokey likes to solve a problem by buying a car. I prefer to knit a solution.

Although today's post is about something I had to buy to accommodate my knitted solution. I think I have mentioned that I live in Merrell clogs. Several different pairs and colors over the years. So comfortable, plus there is a … Continue reading

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Alternate uses for yarn.

We all use the tools we are familiar with. Smokey uses a screwdriver to tighten a screw, I will sometimes use a knife. Real gardeners use a wooden or bamboo stake to keep a houseplant upright, I use a knitting … Continue reading

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A fabulously useful new invention.

  What is it?  It is the magnebutton from The Grommet, two shankless buttons backed with strong magnets. They are the perfect thing to keep a shawl or scarf in place. The magnets are strong enough, according to the description, to hold … Continue reading

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Olympic fashion review.

There were, of course, some notable knits in the Olympic opening ceremonies. Really, what good is a winter olympics without knitwear? I combed a multitude of blog posts and *news* articles critiqueing the fashion statements made by the various nations' … Continue reading

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The shirt Elder Son was wearing when he left. Slayer is one of his favorite groups. He said the name was an acronym, standing for Some Lads Always Yearn to Experience… [Younger Son jumped in to help] … Ravelry. * * … Continue reading

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Garment NA08. With signature pin.

Anyone want to create a knitting pattern? Video found here.

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Get ’em while they are hot.

Get yours here. First person to locate a source for a pair of 3-mile-long purple shoelaces gets a prize bragging rights.

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The magic of photography.

As I was standing in front of our renewable energy table chatting with the vendor next to us, I noticed a fourth-grade girl wearing shoes I would have killed for in fourth grade. I sneaked my camera out of my … Continue reading

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Friday fun.

Just like Kym, I got a fund new pair of shoes. (Note the hand-knit socks peeking out.) . Alex and Matthew came to visit last Sunday. Percy The Enthusiastic came along, and I showed Alex how to sew on a button. … Continue reading

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