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Literary Knits Signing Today! (+ Thrums Mini Class)

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

2pm at Barnes & Noble Topeka! I’ll have several garments from the book, free bookmarks and a possibly fussy but hopefully charming baby. Hooray! Come out and say hello if you’re in the neighborhood.

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Reverse Lent

Friday, February 15th, 2013

First things first! I’ve got a signing for Literary Knits at the Topeka Barnes & Noble on February 23rd (Saturday) at 2pm. Come out!  Come out! I’m going to see if I can set up to do some kind of cool little demo, maybe thrums? I’m trying to come to terms with having absolutely no […]

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Woolpacalypse! (Winter Woolfest in Wamego!)

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Holy cow! Two weeks into the new year and I already don’t know my ass from my elbow (wait, is my elbow the big doughy thing?)! I’ve been running around like a lunatic, but of course I have found time to obsessively compile my new Überlist. Tomorrow is Winter Woolfest! Come see me! I’ll be […]

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A late introduction: Twyla Pearl

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

I’ve been very absent from my old friend The Thrifty Knitter. My crazy year is finally winding down. This year, I survived a tornado, finished a book, grew and expelled a human person, and hosted Yarn School, Fiber School & Mitten School! Whew! The Tiny Boss (Twyla Pearl, born 9/13/12): If you’re a baby person, […]

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Tour de Fleece 2012

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

This I’d really the first spinning I’ve done this year, so I’m pretty excited to get back in the saddle. My TdF teams: Stashbusters, Wicked Stitch, SCF/HY, and My Favorite Sheep. Because I like checking things off lits, my many TdF 2012 goals: Spin only from stash,whenever possible. Spin 5# of fiber. Spin some Yarn […]

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Tour de Fleece, Day 1!

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

I feel like I’ve been underwater forever, working on my book. But I have to rest today, so I’m spinning in bed with my e-spinner and watching lots of TV on Netflix. Today, I made this: from this In other news, my book is all but done and it’s AWESOME. I’m really, really proud of […]

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Upstairs/Downstairs (Carnaby Skirt becomes Carnaby Capelet)

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Kelly from Knitigating Circumstances (kellydawn on ravelry) sent me her Wearability Wednesday post on her daughter’s Carnaby. The post features Emma’s Carnaby skirt in several different ensembles, and also shows her modeling it as a capelet. The pictures were so darling I had to share: (Thanks to Kelly & Emma from Knitigating Circumstances for the […]

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Time for a break!

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

It’s been a mad winter! Woolfest in January (I have to brag about my awesome booth that I totally neglected to photograph), then mass book knitting and a bit of photography, then a fucking TORNADO at the end of February that threw the town into chaos. Then I accidentally agreed to a bit more recovery […]

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