On Button Band Isthmus …

I recently finished a few big projects and found myself weighing up casting on a new project versus finishing up a few longer standing WIPs.  In a virtuous fit, I decided WIP finishing was the way to go, especially as I’ve got three cardigans on the needles, all of which I love the look of — and I’ve been feeling a lack of cardis in my wardrobe of late.  I was excited about my plan until I realized, with horror, that all three cardi WIPs were at or near a certain point.  You know knitters talk about getting stuck on sleeve island?  Well, I’ve spent some time there for sure, but recently, I realized there’s another bit of sweater–well, cardigan knitting–that I get bogged down at every time … button bands.  And thus, I’m adding a new location to sweater geography … button band isthmus.

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TWO YEARS (and a bit…)!

This past weekend was Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival … the very first yarn festival I ever went to, and one that I was lucky enough to go to several times during the time I lived in Baltimore (miss you, Charm City!)  As I saw little pictures and post pop up around the Kniternet about the festival, I thought back to the last time I went, two years ago, with a lovely group of friends …

Which got me thinking about how my two-year old Maryland Sheep and Wool Fest post was one of my very early blog posts …

Which made me realize that I had missed my blog-o-versary!

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