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RALLY DRIVING AND WOOL BUYING (on navigating and choices)

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RALLY DRIVING AND WOOL BUYING (on navigating and choices)

One of my biggest wishes came true last weekend. I went rally driving! Ever since I was a kid I have wanted to step into a car and wildly but intently chase directions. I could picture myself in a cool car with a cool outfit from a very early age. After a lot of slides and theoretic information about what rally driving actually is, me and my man finally went on the road and drove our way through 5 different navigation style maps (I had no idea there were so many…) to find the hidden letters and prove we actually...

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F.O.K.S., my knitting SOCKS!

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F.O.K.S., my knitting SOCKS!

I was a latent sock knitter for the longest time...  Meaning that I never knit socks but knew that I would love to start knitting them. What held me back for the longest time was fear. Simple god honest fear. I really thought I couldn't do it.  What a load of crap! Since then I have had people in my shop tell me that they don't knit sweaters but only socks. They are afraid of sweaters. That they just knit flat, because they are afraid of circular needles. They only buy cheap yarn, they are afraid of pretty yarns and...

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E-wol-lution

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E-wol-lution

We’ve got too much of too much and it’s starting to itch… Little trickles of guilt are seeping through our yarn stash. And at the same time we feel like ‘we’re worth it’. Sounds familiar? Read on. I feel the weight of the ‘too much’ in my shop because people tell me about it all the time and I feel it too but I still need to sell more stuff to be able to earn a living and run my business. There’s a bit of antithesis here. I have been struggling with this thought and where to go with this...

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