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I live happily with my husband (aka Sweetie) in a small Cape Cod house well outside the burbs of Boston. We share our property with assorted wild birds, a rabbit, a few squirrels, an occasional skunk, and at least one cheeky chipmunk. We try to go camping at least twice a year and would love to go more.

I knit, felt, and design in my all too limited spare time. My husband is fascinated by my sustained addiction to knitting and is probably planning an intervention. But until that time, I will continue my merrily compulsive knitting ways while still working at my day job to support my yarn habit and help pay the mortgage.

Remember, it’s not just knitting. It’s an adventure!

6 Comments leave one →
  1. Susan Clarke permalink
    October 1, 2008 8:57 pm

    Saw Carol on Monday. Asked for you. I hope this is the
    right site. I would love to talk to you and find out how those boys are. I am sure they are full grown and beautiful. I think of you often. Life is good, but complicated. It has not been what I expected. Then again, who did? Hope you and Carl are well.
    Fondly, Susan Clarke

  2. Nettie permalink*
    October 3, 2008 7:10 am

    Hi Susan,
    I am sorry to say, I do not think I am the Nettie you were looking for when you left this message. I will say though, you are correct and life is complicated, and I know, I for one, have found that it hasn’t turned out the way I thought it would either.

    Good Luck and I hope you find your Nettie.

  3. Elaine Giggi permalink
    November 8, 2010 6:49 pm

    Nettie~ Am having such fun knitting the reversible cable scarf!! Thank you so much for posting it. I am not an accomplished knitter, go for the easy projects, and this is right up my alley!! I love doing cables. At your suggestion, from the download page, I’ve put 4 rows of garter st at the beginning & will do so at the end. Am using a soft worsted weight in jazzy varigated colors. May try it in a solid next!

    happy, happy knitting!

  4. Lois Tallas permalink
    October 18, 2012 1:53 pm

    Hello Nettie,

    I just purchased the patter for Baby Cable Hand/Wrist Warmers off Ravelry. I don’t undersand the Baby Cable Rounds– specifically where it says to K2 together but keep on needle. Knit 1st stitch and drop both knitted stitches. If I drop both knitted stitches won’t it unravel. there must me something that I am missing. Thanks for your help with this Lois

  5. Nettie permalink*
    October 19, 2012 5:55 am

    Lois, When you do the initial knit 2 together, you have now secured both stitches but are not dropping them right away as you would in a traditional k2tog. While they are still on the left needle, you reknit the first stitch and drop them both. It works. Honest. 🙂 Nettie

  6. Iris Radford permalink
    February 26, 2018 4:41 am

    I would like to thank you for the free glove pattern on Ravelry today. I hope you have a wonderfully Happy Birthday 🙂

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