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Boneyard: Done!

Finished up Boneyard early last week - got unexpectedly busy with the Dalai Lama being in town for the Kalachakra and just now getting around to posting pics.

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Snap! Dang it...

Last night we were invited over to some friends house who live on Capitol Hill here in DC.

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I'm working on Stephen West's Boneyard Shawl (with a little help from WillyG!).

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Teaching the dog to knit

Thought you guys might enjoy this shot - I'm watching TV and knitting (Portuguese style) when Jampa, our 18 month old Tibetan mastiff, climbs onto the sofa and lays her head down on my arm. After trying to grab the yarn in her mouth (unsuccessfully) she just closed her eyes...and fell asleep, resting on my arm as I knit.

My partner Scott snapped the photo.

She's a handful, but nothing quite like a 100 pound dog who insists on cuddling.

Jonathan in DC

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Clockwork: the Man Shawl


I finished Stephen West's Clockwork yesterday (you can find it on Ravelry here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/clockwork).

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Snow Day/Fiber Day

Hello everyone! The Thundersnowstorm of 2011 walloped us yesterday afternoon here in DC.

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Favorite Knitting Blogs?

Hey guys,

I'm wondering what your favorite knitting blogs are? The holidays are the time I have to read and I'm wondering what you've been enjoying on the web.


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Tennis Elbow/Knitting....AGAIN.

The tennis elbow is BACK. With a vengeance. Clearly, I'm going to need to take a break from knitting. Sigh. For those of you who have had this and had to cut back - did you survive?

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New Book!

Run, do not walk, to your nearest Amazon.com and/or other favorite bookseller and take a look at Katharine Cobey's new book "Diagonal Knitting: A Different Slant." This is a wonderful and engaging bo