Monthly Archives: October 2010

St. Helens from Cascade

I first fell in love with the St. Helens spindle from Cascade Spindle because of the spalted maple. What a beautiful wood. Not splashy like Zebra wood or Rose de Bois (we’ll talk about it later), but a wood that … Continue reading

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Photography Class

So after just one day of photograph class, I retook the Jay holly spindle. What do you think?

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Jay Holly Spindle

What a fabulous day. We had a wonderful time at our monthly spinning guild where Judy gave a fabulous program on the history of her pre-civil war wheel moving from the east coast to California. What a heartwarming story and … Continue reading

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Killer Knitting Moves

Some knitters are pickers and some are throwers. As a child, I learned to throw but have moved on to picking as an adult. I do both knitting moves to reduce strains on the hands and wrists. But today’s situation … Continue reading

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Capture with Camera

I’m still having fun with my new camera, the Lumix FX35. In fact, I just signed up for a photography class at the local community college. My goal is to be able to take pictures of seemingly ordinary knitted project … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornaments

I can crank a pair of socks on the sock machine for one hour, but I can also hand knit a sock for one hour. Okay, these are not really socks. They are Christmas ornaments that look like socks. It’s … Continue reading

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Telecommute

My company just renewed its lease on the current office building. It is a huge relief for all of us as it is centrally located and near public transportation. However, the number of floors for lease will be reduced dramatically … Continue reading

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