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Vicki
Wisconsin
knitter, sewer, dyer, photographer, writer, gardener, cook; sister, daughter, aunt, wife, mother, and grandmother!
Interests: knitting, gardening, life, reading, writing, photography, family, musing, old house stuff, inspirations
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Knitting I finished the knitting quite a while ago, but the FO photos didn't happen until I was under the gun. Ravelry Project Page: Forest Mystery Pattern: Forest Mystery by Agata "Amanita" Mackiewicz Yarn: Malabrigo Dos Tierras, color 037 "Lettuce,"... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at knitorious
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I'll be heading back down to the wedding venue this afternoon to retrieve a lost earring! I discovered one missing upon returning to the hotel on Friday night; emailed a photo of it to the owner on Saturday and she... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at knitorious
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Maddy's BFFs Katy & Andrés were married on Friday. Katy & Maddy have been friends since elementary school, were dorm roommates in college, and then rented their first apartment together; Andrés seamlessly entered the picture, and they all moved to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at knitorious
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Off to a wedding this afternoon... but took my opportunity for a daylight progress photo! Rainbow colors + Fibonacci inspiration = I am loving it more than I thought I would! Happy Weekend! ETA: Whoopsie! Tried posting via email and... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at knitorious
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A friend posted a photo on Instagram last night of her 6th-grade son wearing his new Safety Patrol sash, and suddenly nostalgia! I knew right where to find the photo that came to mind. Not only was I in Safety... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at knitorious
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Before leaving for the airport picnic on Saturday, I put some wool in the pot and tried to make some magic. It cooled while we were away, and then I rinsed it and hung it outside. It wasn't going to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at knitorious
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I watched the kiddos on Friday night while Ali & Rod went out for a bit. Usually they come to my house, but this time I went over there. They play pretty well "together" sometimes! I love listening to Junah... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at knitorious
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It was two weeks ago today that we high-tailed it down to St. Louis, so it's about time to wrap up the travelogue! It was Sunday morning and we took a last walk down to the Arch. Then we checked... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2017 at knitorious
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1.. Reschedule 9/13 dentist appointment. CHECK 2.. Reschedule 9/27 hair appointment. CHECK 3.. Buy buttons for this: It doesn't fit me very well anymore, as predicted, but I still wore it most of yesterday, anyway. It was chilly!! Maddy admired... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at knitorious
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Joining Kat & friends this week for Unraveled Wednesday! Ali snapped a few photos of Gin wearing her new Beatrice Top yesterday... This girl is rockin' it!! What The Fade?! Or, really, What The Heck?! I have no business contemplating... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at knitorious
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It was pretty great as far as holiday weekends go! Rusty & I walked down to the farmers market on Saturday morning. On Saturday evening, we went to a friend's art opening in Oshkosh. In between: I contemplated a Fade.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at knitorious
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We arrived in St. Louis late Saturday morning, and our first stop was for food! We landed at The Urban Chestnut (midtown), so also had to have a beer(s)! It was pretty quiet when we arrived, but then a group... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at knitorious
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Seriously? It's you already?? I am looking forward to getting some of my house back this month! Kate leaves tomorrow with a vehicle full of art (that's been stored at my house), bound for Denver and the second half of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2017 at knitorious
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Joining Kat & friends this week for Unraveled Wednesday! Scamp decided to get in the picture this afternoon! I like how my project bag coordinates with the knitting. I haven't decided yet whether this will be the front or the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at knitorious
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Last weekend's spontaneous trip to St. Louis, MO, with Kate helps the checking off of a larger "bucket list" item of mine, and that is to visit as an adult all the cities that I lived in as a child.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at knitorious
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Whew! I finished listening to The Shadow of the Wind yesterday afternoon! I really enjoyed the performance by Jonathan Davis. The story(s) was good and I definitely had some favorite characters. It was especially cool because I actually visited Barcelona... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2017 at knitorious
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Late yesterday morning... Kate: Super spontaneous but would you possibly be up for a brief weekend road trip to St. Louis? ... I know you want to check it out! Vicki: When? This weekend? ... And yes! That's the way... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2017 at knitorious
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Well, hey. I'm going to think of that eclipse as a bit of a reset... focus, let some things go... ready, set, go! Seriously, though, I didn't see much of the eclipse, but it was pretty cool! I'm a little... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2017 at knitorious
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Snapchat... I always love their sunglasses!! :)
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Jun has turned a corner, and is all of a sudden very engaging with and attentive to his little sister. He makes sure her legs are straight, (nearly strangle-)holds her on the big slide. "Isn't that fun, Gin?" Rusty had... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2017 at knitorious
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I can't believe it's been a week since we spent an evening at the ballpark! It's a terrible photo, but I love the goofy expressions! We had a good time... and funnel cake. The weekend was all about family! I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at knitorious
I'm still reading the same books and knitting the same shawl. Next week I may have something new to share on those fronts! Today, let's talk about something else. I subscribe to Spotify and frequently listen to music, but almost... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at knitorious
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...especially if you're interested in making/designing clothes to suit YOUR body. My Body Model is an amazing Kickstarter campaign with about 2 weeks to reach their goal. LET'S DO THIS! Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at knitorious
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Wow. You got here fast!! Seems like only yesterday that it was the end of May and I was bidding fare-the-well to Rusty, making Big Plans for all the things I was going to accomplish while he was gone "all... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at knitorious
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Literally, on Tuesday afternoon. Let's go to the video: Yes, it's still light outside, I'm wearing my PJs, and that is an adult beverage -- large, cold, sweet & tart! (Gin + Campari + Vermouth + Orange Bitters + Lemonade... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2017 at knitorious
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