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A Question of Scarves

Filed in Out of Our Head by on December 18, 2014 8 Comments
A Question of Scarves

Generally Kellie and I try to use this blog to provide knowledge and expertise to you all. But we also know that you, our readers, also are a wealth of knowledge. Today I pose a question / problem to you all.

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Another Week In New Zealand

Filed in Out of Our Head by on December 15, 2014 0 Comments
Another Week In New Zealand

It’s the land of wool, you know. Sheep and knitwear are everywhere. Merino and Possum products are in every gift and souvenir shop. It’s a wool-lover’s paradise.

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Lots of Knitting During Down Time

Filed in Just Stitches by on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Lots of Knitting During Down Time

A few weeks ago I wrote about not getting too stressed with holiday knitting. And you may think I haven’t been following my own advice. But I have gotten a lot of knitting done in the past month or so.

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Hello from the Land of the Long White Cloud

Filed in Out of Our Head by on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Hello from the Land of the Long White Cloud

I have a few minutes of hotel internet to get a post up and say hello from down under. It’s been amazing so far, with plenty of time to knit (the mobius is done!) and plenty of amazing things to see.

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The Ultimate Knitter’s Gift Guide

Filed in Out of Our Head, Point of View by on December 4, 2014 0 Comments
The Ultimate Knitter’s Gift Guide

Gift giving during the holiday season can be stressful. Figuring out what will make “the perfect present” is at best challenging, but often near impossible, particularly when it comes to those closest to us. Most spouses or significant others fall into one of two categories of gift buyers – they are either stellar or they suck! It […]

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Travel Knitting for New Zealand, Part 2

Filed in Out of Our Head, Point of View by on December 1, 2014 0 Comments
Travel Knitting for New Zealand, Part 2

Thanks for the comments and emails about my travel knitting! I decided not to decide and I’m taking all the projects I wrote about last week. I’ll be gone for so long, even if I don’t get it all done in New Zealand, I’ll have time in Arizona as well.

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A Day to be Thankful

Filed in Out of Our Head by on November 27, 2014 0 Comments
A Day to be Thankful

In the US today we celebrate Thanksgiving. I try hard to be thankful and grateful every day, but today is a we focus on all that bounty some many of us have and share with our friends and family. Because I am hosting the festivities at my house this year, I am writing this a bit […]

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Travel Knitting for New Zealand, Part 1

Filed in Out of Our Head by on November 24, 2014 5 Comments
Travel Knitting for New Zealand, Part 1

I’m getting ready to go on an Adventure. In about 9 days, I’m heading out with my friend Julia to New Zealand! Yes, I actually just typed those words – I can hardly believe it. We’ve been planning this trip for almost 2 years. It’s a tour created especially for fans of the Hobbit films […]

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5 Tips to De-stress Your Holiday Knitting

Filed in Just Stitches, Out of Our Head by on November 20, 2014 1 Comment
5 Tips to De-stress Your Holiday Knitting

The holidays are designed to be a time of fun and relaxation with friends and family, but often instead they become a time of crazy stress! No one really wants it to be stressful, it just is. So this is a time that knitters often turn to our hobby for a moment of relief. But […]

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Gwen and Kellie, Together Again

Filed in Industry Insight, Out of Our Head, Point of View by on November 18, 2014 2 Comments
Gwen and Kellie, Together Again

Gwen was in my neck of the woods for most of last week and we spent all our time working on content for Eduknit.com. We have a lot of fun when we are together, and we enjoy the overlap of our professional life and our very real-life friendship.

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