Monthly Archives: December 2014

winter garden

  December 31, at 7:30am, 32F, about an inch of snow.  Now its 5 hours later and still snowing.  Will take that as a good sign for the year to come.  3 candles going in the greenhouse as it is … Continue reading

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heating the winter greenhouse

  Do not know what this was originally intended to be, but it is a little candle powered heater.  The center piece lifts up, remove the glass bell, put candle on plate.  There are little holes in the bottom of … Continue reading

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knitting notes

Like most knitters, have a stash of patterns as well as yarns.  But since patterns are usually designed for average people, and I’m not average, tend to use patterns as ideas and suggestions.  That also means doing gauge swatches!  This … Continue reading

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experiment

After making my little lap robe/blanket, had about 2-1/2 skeins of the same bulky yarn left over.  This is kind of a cross between a shrug and a cardigan.   It is a little small for an over sweater, the measurements, … Continue reading

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keeping warm

Just finished this lap robe.  If it seems like it was finished incredibly quick after a pair of socks, its because most of this was knitted last year.  Got too warm to continue having this draped over my body while … Continue reading

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socks and cables

finally started working with cables.  started this pair of socks, made a mistake in the cable pattern and it became something else, so took some time to just work cables and actually learn how they work and why they work. … Continue reading

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