Category Archives: meditation

Process Knitter, Production Spinner

Spinning has led me to many insights; after all, during all of those long hours, you have to think about something right? So, here is my little list of zen: #1: Spinning, like knitting, is something I do just for me. … Continue reading

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Sock Meditations

I have now knit 10 socks from the same pattern, Susan B Anderson’s “How I Make My Socks.” I have heard knitters complain about second sock syndrome (or second mitten syndrome). . . but I have yet to experience it. … Continue reading

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Stashing Time

We have had a few visitors of late–family and friends. And many have taken a tour of the house (so many repairs over the years! it’s an 1890s house after all) and, inevitably, the “yarn room”. Now, I am proud … Continue reading

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One Year, One Blanket

I started a tradition last year, one that I am continuing this year (and every year after, if all goes as planned): one year, one blanket. It’s  a challenge and a meditation. Last year was the Hue Shift Afghan.   … Continue reading

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