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I became very excited when I saw the Danish greeting! Be sure to enlarge this on your screen to enjoy the full effect of the band and dancers. From The Dutch Pipes and Drums.
The Northern Cardinal is a brilliant bird in our winter landscape.
Are ponchos in or out? Probably out but ask me next week. The fashion tends to come and go.
A new podcast that I've listened to: Clothed in the Lamb by Janeen.
|"Those Mitts" by Leslie Friend. A total of 5 pair. The gold ones are "Carrie's Yellow" in the Chickadee (sport weight) by Quince & Co.|
|Aren't they pretty?|
Shizuku by Angela Tong. Yarn requirements: 2 skeins of Noro. I used Farmhouse Chunky.
- Tang by Wendy Bernard and others in Custom Knits
- Cadence Pullover by Jordana Page
- Wonderful Wallaby by Carol Anderson/Cottage Creations
- Oh Baby! Baby Bootie
- Ribwarmer by Elizabeth Zimmermann
- Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmermann
- Retro Baby Smock
- Woodsmoke by Jared Flood in Brave New Knits
- Elektra by Rosemary Hill
- Schieffelin Point Shawl
- Catenary by Kiersten Brandt
- Martha Stewart's Knitted Neck Scarf
I enjoyed the article by Carol Sulcoski. This gave me a new perspective on choosing yarns for a project.
Baked Sweet Potato
Cover a baking sheet with non-stick aluminum foil (I use Reynold's Brand). Otherwise you will have a lot of sticky goo to clean off your pan. If you don't mind that, just oil the pan a little. Wash whole potatoes and brush with olive oil. Bake in 350 to 375 degree oven until potatoes start to ooze (about 1.5 hours). Then they are done. Even the skins taste good! And they are good for you, too! Serve with a big lettuce salad for a great, healthful meal.
Star of Bethlehem
I tell a story about my war on the Star of Bethlehem in the garden at our old house. Do not plant this bulb. It is so invasive! My friend Joan played a little joke on me.
Everyone who leaves a comment here will be in a drawing for 3 patterns, compliments of Stephen West!
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