Monthly Archives: October 2013

  • The Bottom Line

    Posted on October 25, 2013 by annetarsia in Annetarsia Knits, Blog.

    It’s funny how something is really, really important to you…until it isn’t.  This is very apparent with children, who take everything so seriously – the world will end if they don’t get to go to this thing, or have that thing.  Then they change their mind.  I remember this time…no, I won’t go there.  But […]

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  • Potluck yarn

    Posted on October 20, 2013 by annetarsia in Blog.

    Cheryl Potter is the founder and Master Dyer of Potluck Yarn, and the morning that I left Vermont she was getting yarn ready for the Rhinebeck Festival.  She dyes every skein of Potluck Yarn herself, and although it is done on a massive scale, every batch is individual and special.  Watching her work was amazing.  […]

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  • Dyeing to Knit in Vermont

    Posted on October 18, 2013 by annetarsia in Blog.

    I feel as though I haven’t stopped moving since the Marathon!  A few days later I was on a plane for Vermont, where Cheryl Potter and Donna Druchunas hosted a series of “Dyeing to Knit” retreats.  It was great fun, and I learned a lot.  The participants were very knowledgeable, and I felt a bit […]

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  • Portland Marathon 2013

    Posted on October 7, 2013 by annetarsia in Blog.

    It was a perfect day for a marathon.  Clear, crisp and sunny.  I had a great race, and although I am a bit sore and tired this morning, that just signals that I did a good job and gave it everything I had.  My finish time was good enough to qualify me for Boston again […]

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  • Roseleaves tunic

    Posted on October 5, 2013 by annetarsia in Blog.

    I finished the tunic, and just love it.  Wearing it is a bit like wearing a shawl that doesn’t slip out of place.  I’m not sure how long it will last, as I expect it to catch on every little thing, but the yarn is pretty sturdy, and I can always make another one if […]

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