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Rainy day knitting

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We were having a heat wave (who wasn't?) but when I compare a heat wave in LA to what we were having here I feel as if I'm cheating to even think of complaining. I escaped LA just before their worst heat wave hit, and am blessed to have experienced the miniscule "heat wave" here in upstate NY which lasted only two or three days. The day before yesterday we had a great thunderstorm in the afternoon and things have steadily cooled off ever since. Each day we get more rain ... rain in the summer, what a treat. I'm...

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Projects

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My favorite thing to knit is Christmas stockings ... they're fun like socks, only you don't have to make two. I can make one stocking over a weekend, and they made great Christmas gifts for everyone in my family one year. Now what I want to do is collect miniature antique toys and antique "reindeer" bells and make little dangly things that will hang from each hand knit stocking. However, right now I am working on a pair of socks using a soft, salmon colored Debbie Bliss baby cashmerino yarn accented with cream Sirdar Snuggly Poppet Fleece Effect on the...

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My first blog

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I am new to blogging, and trying out WordPress as my blog of choice. We're having a heat wave, but for me it seems mild compared to the summers I'm used to in LA. Early this afternoon a thunderstorm hit, with lightening striking pretty much right here on the farm. The rain came down so hard I couldn't see out the windows for a while. Ahhh ... gotta love summer in a beautiful place like this. No more deserts for me (although deserts can be quite lovely truth be told). Last night my husband and I escaped the heat by...

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