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Published on August 20, 2013, by in Knitting.

Dry Heat has been out for a week, and its release has taught me a few lessons. 1. Always, always, always check to see if a Big Name Designer is releasing a mystery knitalong, or an ebook, or a long awaited pattern. ALWAYS CHECK THE RAV RANKINGS. 2. Always check the knitting magazines to see

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Published on May 7, 2013, by in Knitting.

I was sorting through the basket of freshly laundered clothes this morning when I found the above. That is my Color Affection shawl, the first major selfish knitting project I started after having H-Bomb. Madelinetosh Tart, some Regia sock yarn, all of it from my stash. It was a three month project and yet, somewhere

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Published on April 11, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

Since posting my box of wonders, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about my lifting philosophy. Like that one guy in college who reeked of patchouli, I borrow heavily from Thomas Hobbes. Pink Weights are a Tool of the Patriarchy First thing is to ditch the ladymag wisdom of using pink weights to tone

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Published on April 8, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

I’ve been pretty candid that I am a heavyset woman. If I was honest on the “what body shape are you?” quiz, I’d select “Paleolithic Fertility Idol.” Floppy boobs, big ol’ belly, tree trunk thighs, and hips made to populate the world — that’s me, the Share-a-Size Sarah. And boy howdy, I’m awesome. I should

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Published on April 3, 2013, by in Knitting.

Man, the news that Sock Summit is cancelled is a total bummer. I cannot tell you how much I’d been looking forward to handing over the toddler to her father and assorted grandparents so I could spend three glorious days sleeping, knitting and blowing the remains of my 401(k) on sock yarn. I’m serious. Sock

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