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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - Even Blog Posts!

Kathy Dixon

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - Even Blog Posts!

*** WARNING - the content of this blog post may be familiar to some of you!!  Through a weird sequence of events, the first several blog posts were deleted, so I am combining a couple of them and reusing the content here*** I don't always make New Year's Resolutions, and when I do, they aren't usually very major.  One year I resolved to quit eating sugary cereal - and when I kept my resolution I felt like an absolute ROCK STAR!!!  Nice, easy, attainable goals - that's my vibe! I've been thinking about waste, over consumption, and clutter for a...


Faux Holidays Yarn Club- National Margarita Day

Kathy Dixon

Faux Holidays Yarn Club- National Margarita Day

After the first installment of the Faux Holidays Club big reveal, you may have wondered how the installment for National Margarita Day morphed into a celebration of tea and blue/white self-striping socks? EASY!   I’ll tell you about the yarn and pattern first! For some reason 🤷🏼‍♀️National Margarita Day falls in February - winter in the Northern Hemisphere - so in my mind that means white and blue! I wanted predominantly white socks with a 1-2 row stripe of pale blue, and the same blue for a heel/toe skein. Then, in a happy accident, I discovered the Daisy stitch -...


Dear Michigan, I <3 You!

Kathy Dixon

Dear Michigan, I <3 You!

Last week I traveled to Michigan - to Michigan Fibre Studio, specifically, for what is turning into an annual trunk show!  I love visiting this cheerful shop set in the heart of the most hipster part of Grand Rapids! Heather and Michelle are wicked funny!  They've created a lovely space where knitters congregate on Saturdays, knitting, snacking, and chatting. I would have been delighted to have had a wee bit of snow fall while I was there (the reason I chose to go in February this year rather than March) but I won't complain as otherwise the welcome was all...

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