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Julie Snyder
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  • Miamisburg, OH
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About Me:
30something mom of one, learned to knit from my sister in law at thanksgiving 09. really find it cathartic.
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mawata, socks, sweater, oh my!

Posted on April 3, 2011 at 5:39pm 0 Comments

So the other week i bought my first mawata.  it is gorgeous.  i am trying to make the helix scarf with it.  i am not sure how i am doing, but it seems to be coming along.drafting is proving interesting.  i have never spun or drafted before, but this seems like a good place to start to get a feel for fiber.  granted, it is sticky and catches on everything; including air; but the fibers are long, which makes it a little more difficult to not pull them apart.  stay tuned for an…


cocktails and dreams.... to cashmere and dreams?

Posted on September 26, 2010 at 3:54pm 9 Comments

i have been toying around with the idea of starting a yarn shop. I know this is a HUGER than HUGE endeavor, but it has just been popping around in my mind. why you might ask?

1. it all started when i realized the Dayton area lacks a great yarn shop. one that does not feel like it is an attic, or old, or someplace where you feel like home and can plop down on the couch and knit.

2. one of my SIL's (who knits) her job ended. she wasn't fired or…

a bit off topic

Posted on August 3, 2010 at 3:58pm 6 Comments

so, this post is not about knitting; but just a need to release (as vent is not the right word)

i have a 3yo boy, MC who gets lights (green, yellow and red) based on behavior. He has been getting yellows for hitting, kicking, spitting, etc... for awhile now, we have a rewards program in place which works occasionally.

today, he got a yellow for hitting a female peer in the face with a toy (not throwing, but hitting her with teh toy), screaming at…

my first real pair of socks

Posted on August 1, 2010 at 11:56am 9 Comments

I finished my first real pair of grown up sized socks.
I was worried when i started that i didn't LOVE it like so many talk about; but i really enjoyed them, especially once i got the hang of it - the increases, decreases, etc....
I am now working on another pair :)

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At 7:59pm on August 14, 2010, Janet said…
Hi Julie,
Thought I would jot a few notes to you. Yes I live in Sioux City, IA, I am a transplant from Fargo ND area, but before that, I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle area. I would love to chatter with you outside of knitpicks, if you would like, my email address is
catch you later, Janet

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