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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

I am knitting, I promise. However, this hat has put me in a bit of a funk. The yarn is yummy but wearing thin cause row 15 has been knit and reknit a few too many times. Oy. I finally got smart and put markers in between every 24 st pattern repeat. Hoping that will help out my brain.
Charlie reminded me that I used to make a lot more cookies.

Okay then.
Lemon Sugar cookies were made last week and this.
Big, chewy and full of flavor.
We highly recommend them.

Now back to my hat.

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38 comments

  1. hi you! thanks for the cookie recipe link. xo.

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  2. hellooooo! Thanks for the link to the cookies. I've tried to knit a few cabled hats this winter and was NOT successful!

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  3. Those cookies look divine! I'll definitely have to try them out!

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  4. My mouth is watering because of those cookies! I need to make some very soon!

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  5. that hat will be gorgeous when done, but i BET it's slow going on size 4 needles!

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  6. that hat will be gorgeous when done, but i BET it's slow going on size 4 needles!

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  7. Yum! Cookies!

    I love the hat. I've made about 20 this winter, but only because they were small-child sized, mostly with bulky yarn. It's been a fun thing to do. I tried a couple of cable patterns of my own, which resulted in some cool texture, but slightly odd patterns...

    Thank goodness it was for a 4yo who lives for bright colors and crazy patterns! I finally started one on a size 5 needle, with a sport-weight yarn. Yay for pretty, lacy hats!

    Bake that boy more cookies! He'll grow way too fast!

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  8. The hat is a beautiful pattern. I bet it will be really warm once it's finished ...
    My sons and I made several different cookies from your list in the last month and they were all so delicious and easy to make. Thank you for sharing another recipe.

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  9. Oh, your knitting is gorgeous!

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  10. I LOVE cables, but. Too hard in a car, or while watching TV, or a hockey game... I think I'll have to save them for those days when I'm not chauffering - I mean, parenting, so... intensely. Love lemon - can't wait to try the cookies!

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  11. Yummy yarn and cookies. I haven't purchased cookies in awhile and the ones I made just last week have been gobbled up with a few blinks of the eye. Now my children are walking around looking in cupboards and asking for more. These would fit the bill nicely. Thanks.

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  12. This hat will be so nice! My mouth is watering too!

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  13. Looks like a great cookie recipe, thank you. Lots of lemons here in California right now, so will make them this weekend!

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  14. Those cookies sound delicious! I have been craving homemade baked goods as of late but I have been battling laziness as well :)

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  15. That hat is gorgeous. I've added it to my queue. I'm in the luvinthemommyhood's Warm Up Winter KAL and that hat will be a great knit for that.

    The cookies look great. I made some Lemon Snowdrops cookies today that I stumbled across from Pinterest.

    http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/lemon-snowdrops/f7b0ff69-5367-43a3-bc01-c5b56ae21784

    They were delicious and so easy. You should give them a try and the other recipe that led me to these are great too. California Dreamin' Cookies. Just a couple more ideas for your cookie repertoire.

    http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/california-dreamin-cookies/c581a478-23b0-4edb-a686-f25650bd51d7

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  16. nice one on the cookie front mate! We are on summer holidays and my starving little cuties are eating me outta the house and this mama is getting a little bored making the same ole same ole!

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  17. I enjoy knitting cables but I haven't learned to knit them without a cable needle yet. I hope the hat pattern works out for you.

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  18. It's becoming a very nice hat though, I like it so far. :) And YUMMMM those cookies

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  19. Your hat is beautiful. The cookies look tasty. Had the hide the page from the hubs as I read it.I didn't want him to get any ideas.

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  20. I had a scarf that every time I got to row 17 I had to start over. It's in the stash box now. Thanks for the recipe I love sugar cookies.

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  21. Beautiful hat. I hate when something that should be easy gets me. Good plan to use markers. Oy. I will be making these cookies today for our time at the park. I do always appreciate your weekly or whenever cookie recipes.

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  22. Anonymous1/19/2012

    OOO, know what you mean! I had started a lace ribbon scarf back in the fall and tried to finish it before Thanksgiving. Somewhere along the line (never figured out where) I had messed up and I ripped back about 7 or 8 times. I picked it up several times, and every time, it kept getting off. I finally threw it in my bag to "cool off" from it. I took it out after the holidays and went back 2 rows and sailed along just perfectly!!! It is now finished! GOSH! REALLY!?

    So good to hear you are back at your knitting! ~Jan

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  23. Hello, friend! So happy to see your knitting and your cookies today.

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  24. yeah for knitting! thanks for sharing the recipe~

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  25. Glad to know that with your talent, sometimes you make mistakes too :)

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  26. Glad you liked the cookies!

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  27. What a gorgeous cabled hat pattern! It will look very sharp in the charcol gray. Markers are a knitter's best friend :)

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  28. Great post. Love slow knitting - sometimes that's best. The cookies look delicious and I love the tower of cookies photograph. Mmmm. Thanks for the link to the recipe.

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  29. Your knitting may be a pain but it is looking fab - as do those cookies. Have a lovely weekend. x

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  30. I am currently knitting that same hat - and it has been a bear for me, too! Luckily it is beautiful and the yarn soft or I'd have tossed it all to the side already!

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  31. my knitting is going this way too, on the needles, off the needles, count, recount. oh dear.

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  32. Your cookies look delicious, Leslie! I also love the yarn you're using for your new hat. Have a great weekend!

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  33. both your projects look delicious...I really need to pick up my needles and get stitching! Enjoy your days!

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  34. Lovely hat, I hope by now that is has stopped giving you so much trouble. :) Thank you for the cookie link!

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  35. Anonymous1/23/2012

    Left you a message on ravelry. For your hat compare the written directions to the chart. One might not match the other.

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  36. Oh I always love seeing your cookie recipes (nearly as much as the knitting!) Thanks for sharing - might have to try this one!

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  37. Anonymous1/30/2012

    Lemon cookies have already been made TWICE in the household. Simple and really yummy!

    I think I'll be hiding some in the freezer to grab when we have some unexpected guests (or to hide from my adult son who LOVES them and will polish off a whole batch very quickly).

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