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Lynne Rettberg
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Have been working on little socks and slowly at that. Arthritis in left hand means I do a little bit here and there, nothing like cranking out a sock a day (adult sizes). However am grateful that I can knit even if its slower. And for some strange reason (d...

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Expensive Town Trip
Went in to town, (Williams Lake, 160 miles east) on Monday first thing I did was get a much needed haircut, Jan 30, dentist app't on 31st (expensive) then trip into optometrist on 1st Feb (also expensive), need new glasses current lenses are almost 5 years...

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Spinning spring colors
Several years ago I bought two shades of green from Reflection Farms at conference, well aged in the stash. Used some of it in the mish mash of greens I did earlier, but still quite a bit of both greens still available. So while I am in the mood to finish b...

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Plying
Most times when I ply I end up with stuff left on one bobbin (sometimes quite a bit), this time I had 3 bobbins with leftovers all in various shades of rosey pinks, so with a full bobbin of merino-nylon also in close to same shade of rosey pinks I plied the...

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2nd pair handspun socks
Finished the second pair of handspun socks, thought I might run short of the variegated reds I used for the main color, but looking for something else found another skein, relief. Next as promised will be the socks for Kristie, wound all skeins into center ...

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Finished the first pair of handspun socks last night, washed them (along with 15 pair of other socks), not as happy as I thought I would be with this pair, don't own any boots that I can wear them in. So will relegate them to wearing in the house when its r...

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Stuff
Weather finally moderated around December 19, back to what we call normal winter temps. Just got used to the "warmer stuff" and see forecast is for another round of -20's C (predicted lows of -9°F) by Sunday. Still have 50% in my propane tanks so sometime a...

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Still cold
Cold dropped into the valley on December 6 and hasn't let up since, coldest I've recorded was last night at -28°C (18° below zero F), now see that 2 more days of cold stuff than it is supposed to warm up a bit. Sundays high predicted to be -6°C (21°F), much...

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Even colder
-25°C (11° below zero F) and colder predicted for later this week, with coldest night Monday, forecast to be -36°C (29° below zero F). Not looking good for next weeks Knitting Bee, since most of us have to travel 20-30 minutes not smart to be on the road wi...

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Cold enuff
Up early to the coyote chorus, sounded like they were on their way to something important. And at just after 5 am didn't appreciate the music (and it wasn't Christmas music). Got up and ended up getting dressed in living room, was much warmer than my bedroo...
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