Monthly Archives: October 2008

I’ve About Had It With This Sock…

I’ve been working on this sock for several days now and spent a couple of hours during that period putting stitches back on the needles…  This is what happens when I get cocky with knitting…sigh  I had reached the point … Continue reading

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    I almost dropped my teeth when I found this site!  Knitty Chick … and I can’t even count how many free patterns are on this site… Here’s the one I found looking for free shawl patterns…  and there are sooo … Continue reading

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And the Winner IS…!!!

Judy… of apron strings and other ties that bind  … is the one!  If you will contact me at  I will get the info I need to get this in the mail as soon as possible.  Thank you to all … Continue reading

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300,000+…Free Gift Drawing to Commemorate

When I first began to blog, I had no idea what I even wanted to say.  I just wanted a place to put things that I knew I would forget if I didn’t write them down.  That eventually evolved into … Continue reading

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Ozark Carding Mill, LLC

On Thursday, DH and I had to make a trip to Durant for hot tub supplies…well, guess what… Ozark Carding Mill is now in Durant, OK, having moved from Warsaw, Missouri!  No way could we go to Durant without stopping … Continue reading

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Walking Down the Freezer Aisle… Free pattern

Have you ever gone to the grocery store in the blazing heat of summer…can’t get cool enough…wearing shorts or a light cotton dress?  Even with the kids grown and gone, it seems to take a while to look at everything … Continue reading

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Knitting Linh’s Ivy Scarf… free patterns

I’ve never knit lacy … not that I haven’t tried… It seems that I get about 20 rows in and mess something up and have no earthly idea how to backtrack to fix it… So it gets frogged back to … Continue reading

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