Monthly Archives: January 2011

Rip it!

Had to rip out many rows of my knitting project…it just wasn’t right, and I want my products to be right.  “Rip it, Rip it” is a phrase that’s often heard among knitters and is sometimes called “Frogging.”  Go ahead say “Rip it, Rip … Continue reading

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Nose for News

How do you get your news?  The local coffee shop or diner?  The printed newspaper?  Online news sites and news blogs?  Or the TV news?  I like sitting down with a cup of coffee and reading the printed newspaper.  TV news is focused on drama and sensationalism.  I … Continue reading

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Dress for Success

Once upon a time we were taught that we need to “dress for success.”  That a particular uniform was required for the professional life we wanted.  Standing in my closet this morning I wondered about our private lives.  Do we … Continue reading

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Branding My Etsy Store

I’m knitting up some product and field testing it while also reading all I can about how to brand my ETSY store.    I think branding is all about having a cohesive look.  I’m going for that as I think about my logo … Continue reading

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It All Comes Out in the Wash

I washed my newly knitted newly created pattern.  After shrinking a bit in the dryer it seems to be just the right size.  I’ll try it out later today.  That way I’ll know what changes to make to my pattern … Continue reading

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Tweaking My Life

I completed that item and I really like the stitch pattern and the way it lays even after sewing the item together.   Going to keep it together, use it myself, and tweak it.  That’s what life is all about; finding … Continue reading

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Process or Completion?

Do you enjoy the process or do you enjoy a completed task?  Mostly I’m all about completion.  I don’t enjoy doing the laundry, I do like having clean clothes.  When it comes to crafting it’s a whole other ball of yarn.  I … Continue reading

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