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Stitch Dictionary

I checked this one out several times from the library across the street when it was still open. Finally I just bought it. Informative, concise, clear pictures and separated into single-color and multiple-color, light, medium and heavy-weight yarns has made this my go-to book for stitches.

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I wonder what the wool is like...

Something I found on Yahoo! Anyone familiar with them?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/20100420/ts_ynews/ynews_ts1710

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Yarn Bowl

Here are a few pictures of the yarn bowl that I won in Kyle Kunnecke's contest from a few weeks ago. It arrived over a week ago but someone used my camera and ran out the batteries.

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Christmas stuff

Here are a few of the gifts made for this Christmas. The hedgehogs are for the bosses, the Holly hat for a friend and the Rainbow Check hat for my sister.

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Something I found

http://news.yahoo.com/comics/090713/cx_ripleys_umedia/20091307;_ylt=Am5UdK9P3j4SdrVWCC6F6UYuNLB_

Not earth-shattering news, but pertains to knitting nevertheless.

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Looking for fiber?

I was contacted by a friend from Bear411 who has a friend who raises llamas and alpacas (among other critters). He's looking to sell fiber and is new at it.

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Koolhaas hat

I've been wanting to make this hat for a long, long time and I'm ready to start. The pattern says 16" for woman's size. Also says to fit a woman (man).

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Future travel

Things have taken a turn for the better lately and it looks like I'll finally be able to take a week's vacation in Sacramento, CA to visit some friends.

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Comic

This is one of my favorite comic strips. Just thought I'd share this one panel with you.

http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/umedia/20081014/cp.d6840114237f226fdaabeafe61fa70d0

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Good Grief!

Browsing through Friday's local paper I came across an ad for "12th Annual Michigan International Alpaca Fest". It's open 9/20-21 at the Birch Run Expo Center and it's "FREE!!

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