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Blocking makes it better

In my last post, I showed off my Stormy-ish Sky shawl (so named because I sort of followed the pattern). As I do with each blog post I write, I cross posted to my personal Facebook page in hopes of getting more eyes on my blog. When I posted a picture of this shawl, a lot of people told me how beautiful it is. And it is, despite being riddled with mistakes. That is because I utilized my super power: “aggressively blocking.”

Playing chicken

Yarnchicken

I just finished a gift for someone who has recently become very important in my life. I wasn’t sure I would be able to finish it though because I realized I didn’t have enough yarn to make it as long as I’d like. Of course, that didn’t stop me. Instead, I played yarn chicken. …

Happy New Year 2016

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Happy new year!

I gave up making new year’s resolutions way back in my youth. I never followed through. Seriously, I never remembered that even made any resolutions. But this year I have a new blog and the opportunity to make resolutions that I will enjoy keeping. Without further ado, I present my resolutions for 2016:  …

198 yds. of Heaven

 

My first foray into chart reading has ended and it ended well. I’m so happy with how this shawl turned out. But more importantly, I’m so proud of myself for tackling something that I have avoided doing for years. …