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Liz Washburn
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The Knitting Agent
The Knitting Agent

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Summer Sweater
The phrase summer knitwear seems like an oxymoron, at least when one lives in North Carolina. Here this season's heat is sweltering and brutal, the air thick and moist, so linen cardigans and cotton sweaters, staples of summer attire in other locales, are m...

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Do what you love while helping to end Alzheimer's and dementia. Me? I'll be knitting.

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Remember Me
My mother is in Amsterdam here, circa 1969.           It is telling that until lately I managed to post to this blog nearly every month.   Even though I was busy with two sons, housework and cooking, four pets, an absorbing knitting hobby, and a full-time t...

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I'll Take Manhattan
Last week, accompanied by my friend, Dawn, and her daughter, Tia, I traveled to New York City, on my annual pilgrimage to Vogue Knitting Live (VKL). Other highlights of my trip included getting to be a member of the audience of The Dr. Oz Show, dining out  ...

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What I've been doing. . . .

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Chimichangas on the Sly (or Life Interrupted)
I did manage to finish this shawl on my last trip to Arizona.   This rather lengthy blog post, only loosely connected to knitting, is a response to numerous people I've run into lately who've asked me about the status of my fledgling real estate career.   “...

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Latest blog. Lots of green projects.

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Green Days
A news anchor announced this morning that this summer the Charlotte area has seen 71 days with temperatures in excess of 90 degrees.  A steamy, muggy span with afternoons when thunderstorms erupted, making a trip to my backyard after such a downpour feel li...

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Hot Time for Cool-Weather Knitting
It’s steamy here in the Carolinas.  Last Friday night, I returned from Arizona, where the weather wasn't any better. Monsoon season has taken hold, so heavy rain and sky-scraper-high streaks of lighting (particularly impressive when viewed with the jagged S...
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