Meanderings – putting it out there

Really need to get back to writing, if only to clear my head. This time of year, I start to think how life has changed since I started 2018. Some years, not so very many ways, but this year, lots – both personal and professional. I’ve changed my work and work schedule and have had […]

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Cable Comeback

Besides lace, cables are my very favorite thing to knit.  I love the way that simply by changing the order of the stitches, a completely complex pattern emerges.  And much like colorwork, I always want to do “just one more row” of the pattern. Today, the Winding Road hat is making a comeback.  It’s a design […]

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Nissequogue

The Nissequogue is this river which is very near my home on northern Long Island.  The name (it rhymes with “kiss a frog”) comes from one of the  tribes of Algonquian-speaking Native Americans, the Nissequaq, who used to inhabit this part of the island.  The river ends flows into the Long Island Sound.  It’s very beautiful and although […]

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>Penmanship Cowl

> As an elementary school teacher, the end of August is always a sad and exciting time. Sad because summer is truly the best season of all for me. I love everything about it including this summer’s sweltering temperatures. I know that autumn is coming, bit by bit, tiptoeing into our evenings. It’s also exciting […]

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