Category Archives: give it away

clearing out

i’m very determined to narrow my wardrobe down so that my clothes fit into the small closet i share with C and my one 5-drawer dresser. last week, i dug out my summer clothes from the pit, pulled everything out of my dresser and closet, and had C thumbs up or thumbs down pretty much [...]
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spring reading

Finished reading Eat, Memory the other night. The book is a collection of essays from the New York Times, organized under five sections: Illusions, Discoveries, Struggles, Loss, and Coming Home. Every essay deals with some aspect of food or eating with very little sentimentality. I was struck by the range of feelings and memories that [...]
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cowl give-away: the last of ‘em

Down to my last three cowls to give away, and then I think I’m done knitting them until next year. I’ll start with my favorite: I liked this one so much, I knit a second one for myself. Yarn details: Blue Sky Alpacas worsted organic cotton in ladybug red, Blue Sky Alpacas brushed suri in earl [...]
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alabama stitchin’

I bought the Alabama Stitch Book when it was published a few years ago, but never made anything out of it. I’ve done some hand stitching before, but it’s very time-consuming, so it takes a willingness to stick with it. Most of my wardrobe consists of plain colored long-sleeve t-shirts that I’m very sick of [...]
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give it away, take 2!

Woke up to a winter wonderland in Rochester this morning and decided to give away three cowls instead of one. First of all, thanks for all the comments on the first give-away! Wasn’t expecting that. So, I decided that today I’ll use a random number generator incase I get more than one request for the [...]
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new mantra: give it away

I’ve decided it’s time to purge. I’ve been feeling this need since the holidays, and I’ve been busy imagining how much stuff I can get rid of in the next three months. Maybe it’s because we’re getting closer to moving upstairs (studio! studio!)  and after living in the downstairs of our house for two years [...]
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