Category Archives: Cross Stitch

Sunday morning

I had a lovely day off yesterday with a couple of very good friends. We were supposed to travel to a local knitters festival but I was put off by a terrible weather forecast. Dr. Reed Timmer travelled up to … Continue reading

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Finally finished

Phew! I started this in 2012. After I put the finishing stitches in last night on the saucer, I reflected on why this small little piece took me so long. If you look at that nickel up there, I think … Continue reading

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Windy Monday

It’s been a very windy day. The waves are huge and I’ve seen several boats struggling a bit going through the channel that is between two small islands just off our NW side. It makes me very glad that I … Continue reading

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Wednesday Yarn Along

It’s been awhile since I’ve participated in Ginny’s Wednesday yarn along. Lately, I’ve been concentrating on three main projects – my first pair of socks, the Less is More shawl and the Ardent shawl (not pictured – will take photo … Continue reading

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Almost there

Look! I finished my first sock! It was so satisfying, I immediately cast the second sock onto the needles and am sure already that they will be fraternal twins. OK by me – I made a sock!! ┬áMargo, your comments … Continue reading

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Update

Hello! The busiest time of every year for me is coming to a sweet close. My students are finishing up their Conservatory exams and my children are wrapping up at school and also with their extra curricular activities. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Frosty Forest mini finish

I finished the second of 9 small designs for the CCN Frosty Forest SAL that I’m participating in. I took this photo a few days ago, and am now half finished the third design. They are adorable. I’d love to … Continue reading

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yarn along day

I’ve started a new book – Donna Tartt’s The Secret History and am really liking it so far – vivid characters and good story writing that makes me wonder what will happen next. Last Friday, I took the plunge and … Continue reading

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Switching gears – who’s in?

So, this morning I spent an hour (an HOUR!) looking for a WIP to join in with some folks over on Instagram who are working on a Glendon Place dessert design. I have one in progress and would love to … Continue reading

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Happy Friday!

It’s a concert weekend here for my community orchestra and I’ll be playing on┬áMother’s Day. Bit of a funny story – a lady called the “box office” (our treasurer’s house) and asked what time the brunch started before our concert, … Continue reading

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