Category Archives: unexpected

Postcards from NYC

Hello my dears! I’m back in Illinois . . . and it’s not quite as hot and humid as I feared! We’ve been busy getting the house–and our lives–back in order for the semester ahead. Phew! I am teaching three … Continue reading

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Guys! We Saw Mountain Goats!

We have been out and about in the Montana Rocky Mountains–ahhhh, wilderness–and thus, the radio silence from me 🙂  I’ll give you all the details in the next podcast . . . but for now: the most exciting part: we … Continue reading

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Episode 17: Sock Yarn and the Sweater Matrix

Hey everyone! Welcome to Episode 17 of the podcast! In this episode, I talk sock yarn–come on over and continue the discussion in our Ravelry group!–the Matrix effect in my Ella Cardigan, Laine Magazine, and GIVEAWAYS! Wa hoo! Thanks for … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market-ing

Spent a little time in Ithaca, NY this past week and, of course, hit up the Farmer’s Market. I found a new little farm, Forget Me Not Farm, that raises Jacob sheep  . . . and that means new roving … Continue reading

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My First KAL

I’ve never fancied a KAL before. With the exception of my guild meet-ups, I’m a solo knitter. I love podcasts, the fiber community, and my FB yarn groups . . . but I’m pretty introverted and enjoy quietly clicking away … Continue reading

Posted in community, Ella, found, Jennifer Wood, knitting, progress, sweater, top-down, unexpected, WIP, Woodhouse Knits | 12 Comments

What if Everyone was Knitting?

**If you are looking for the GIVEAWAY and PODCAST, click here** When you’re nervous, some say you should imagine your audience in their underwear. I think this sounds awkward. And ineffective. But, who am I to judge? When I’m out … Continue reading

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Late Night Favorites

**If you are looking for the GIVEAWAY and PODCAST, click here** I am a poor sleeper. I’d rather be up late and–more and more–up early. It’s those rare hours that allow me to get some work and fun done before … Continue reading

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