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July 21st, 2007 | Project Spectrum

For this quarter’s Project Spectrum (red, black and metallics):   Carrying on the mask tradition of Venice’s Carnevale.

June 1st, 2007 | Friday peonies

I have had these on my desk all week to admire. The fragrance is literally intoxicating. I know this is starting to look like a gardening blog–sorry! Monday we will really be back to yarn; come back and see. Enjoy the weekend!

May 25th, 2007 | Recommended reading

First the Friday eye candy, with pink and green for Project Spectrum: Clematis, that is miraculously revived every year through no fault of my own! Now the reading. I hesitate to recommend reading, as everyone’s tastes vary and are very personal. However, I have just finished two books that I found fantastic, and strongy recommend. The first [...]

April 27th, 2007 | All color, no content

To counteract the grim, grey, wetness of today.

Pink cherry tree in our backyard; yellow daffodils in the side yard: All three colors together (daffodils that did not enjoy the recent freeze): And some mixed Australian roving, spun, plyed, and washed.  I enjoyed myself knitting in public at the Philadelphia Book Festival, where I got to hear three of my favorite writers in [...]

April 17th, 2007 | Spring fever?

This was the view from my home office window yesterday morning. Project Spectrum pink (so springlike), with two inches of wet slushy snow (plus flying snow, with wind gusts, not so springlike). Fortunately (ha), I didn’t have to go out right away as both boys were home with strep, while DH sat on the runway for [...]

March 23rd, 2007 | Project spectrum pics

There are my project spectrum photos for a change from eye candy (yarn) Friday. This follows the blue/white/grey February/March theme. However, I also have yarn candy, which falls into the blue group: I stopped by Loop on my lunch hour this week (en route to a doctor’s appointment–thankfully this is nowhere near my regular route or [...]

February 15th, 2007 | Project Spectrum

This month is blue, gray and white, for Project Spectrum. Yesterday we were iced in at home, so although I worked on a proposal most of the day, I took some time to take some photos. I realize there has been a dearth of knitting content this week–it’s been all about Besotted–which is still not quite done. [...]

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