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Winter Knits

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

I’ve been knitting for about 6 years. I taught myself in order to be able to knit then boof (now husby) a pair of socks. For every winter since  – prime knitting season – I have worked on large projects. I spent two years knitting husby a sweater, and then tearing it out when it […]

On being a maker

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

I think I started making friendship bracelets when I was 6 or 7 years old. Before that it was paper mache-ing Halloween costumes, writing and illustrating paper books, and drawing murals. Since then I’ve dabbled in beading; crocheted my way through skein after skein of yarn; built computers; joined set crew and learned how to […]

Seven Things: random facts

Friday, January 18th, 2013

As you may have guessed from the fact that it is now the 18th of the month and I have yet to post a seven things post – I haven’t been able to come up with a good theme for this month’s list. I thought about doing resolutions (so cliche) (also I didn’t really make […]

Seven Things: that I will do when I am done with grad school

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Friends, I finish grad school in 4 and a half days. No, I do not know what I will be doing next.  But aside from finding a job I will be doing the following: 1. Rereading Anna Karenina, and maybe Harry Potter. I’ve been reading a lot of crap lately, mixed in with reading for […]

Warm Heart, Warm Toes

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

Dear Boyfriend, I broke them in for you.Happy Birthday!

yarn and sticks

Friday, January 15th, 2010

So one of the items on my life to-do list is to teach myself to knit. I know what you’re thinking: “But clare, crocheters and knitters just aren’t friends.” “Why would you want to use two sticks to make rows, when one hook can make lace and flowers?” “Why do you choose hobbies that will […]