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Awaiting Frost – Knit Talk 2011/07/30

July 30, 2011

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A couple of weeks ago, I was able to have dinner with Anna when she visited Virginia Beach, VA. She and David had wanted to get away from the mountains for a brief break at the ocean. When they requested a great place for seafood, we ate at my favorite restaurant, Mahi Mah’s in the […]

2 Socks in 4 Days — We Are Nuts – Knit Talk 2011/07/21

July 21, 2011

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Back on July 7th, I announced on Ravelry, Facebook (are we friends yet?), Google+ (if we aren’t in each other circles, let’s do it!), and Twitter (do we follow each other?) that Jennifer Wendell and I decided to console ourselves for not being at Sock Summit (again) by knitting ourselves a pair of socks during […]

How I Dyed Creatively – Knit Talk 2011/07/20

July 20, 2011

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Many a time, there are opportunities that I come upon me, and many a time I do not have the funds to jump at them. But when Dianne Lutz of Creatively Dyed Yarns came to my hometown of Virginia Beach, VA at The Yarn Club to give a class on dyeing and offer a chance […]

Chickens, Chickens, CHICKENS!! – Knit Talk 2011/07/12

July 12, 2011

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After leaving Kristin Nicholas‘ cool studio, I set out to my next visit further north. Originally the plan was to meet Melissa Morgan-Oakes at WEBS Yarn Store in Northampton, MA. Instead I drove up about twenty minutes directly from Kristin’s farm to Melissa’s. Once there, I was as smitten with her place as I was […]