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Liz Washburn
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Knitting No Matter What
Knitting No Matter What

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Saluda
“You can’t use those two colors together.   They have the same color value.” The woman behind the register delivered these words as she looked at the two skeins of yarn I'd placed on the counter.   One was an earthy green color (I'd brought this one from ho...
Saluda
Saluda
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Valle Crucis
All time is unredeemable. What might have been is an abstraction Remaining a perpetual possibility Only in a world of speculation. What might have been and what has been Point to one end, which is always present. TS Eliot “Burnt Norton,” from Four Quartets ...
Valle Crucis
Valle Crucis
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Purls of Light
         Local knitters and crocheters came together on June 30, 2018 at the second annual Purls of Light: Knit to End Alzheimer’s fundraiser in Lake Park, North Carolina.   One would think that, as the end of August is rapidly approaching and days are alre...
Purls of Light
Purls of Light
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Purls of Light
    I designed this pattern, entitled  Wisteria Cottage,  available to purchase on  Ravelry.  All proceeds from pattern  sales go to The Alzheimer's Association.       Local knitters and crocheters came together on June 30, 2018 at the second annual Purls o...
Purls of Light
Purls of Light
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Grandfather Mountain
A month or so ago, while visiting my local yarn shop, my eyes lit on a multi-colored braid of velvety soft alpaca yarn.   To me, t he heathery tones plaited together evoked the verdant landscape and blue lochs of Scotland, while the lone brown hank added an...
Grandfather Mountain
Grandfather Mountain
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“Spring drew on . . . and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps.”  ―  Charlotte Brontë ,  Jane Eyre Since my last post, I ...
Carolina Knits
Carolina Knits
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Trials and Tribulations: Knitting Has its Day in Court
I haven’t posted here in many months, the longest break I have taken since I began this blog back in 2011.   My twenty-year-old son, Jonathan, passed away last September at a party at a student apartment on a local university campus.   Toxicology reports ha...
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Knitting, social and solitary sustains us.
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In Stitches: Laughter, Healing, and Knitting
“I did this scene in Lars and the Real Girl where I was in a room full of old ladies who were knitting, and it was an all-day scene, so they showed me how.   It was one of the most relaxing days of my life.”                                                  ...
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Grove Park
            About a month ago, around the same time that I decided to cut back on a frenetic schedule in order to regroup and figure out what to do with the rest of my life, I also began to design an original knitted project, using some of my favorite yarn,...
Grove Park
Grove Park
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