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Wishing you a wonderful holiday!

No matter how you celebrate the holidays, I hope it's a time of relaxation and reflection with those you love and hold dear. Our celebrations will be small this year, however I am looking forward to time spent with our extended family in January which has become part of our holiday tradition. There will of course be knitting...because what could be better than knitting quietly by a cozy fire while everyone else is freezing on the ski slopes ;) I do expect some cookie baking with the grandkids which won't exactly be quiet, but will be full of memories for all of us.
 
Speaking of cookies...
There has only been a little baking this year, but it's been memorable. Lots of discussions at the shop about Peppernuts (Pfeffernusse), a hard, little, traditional German cookie made at Christmastime. A friend shared a delicious recipe from her long family history that will be added to my collection. A trip to bake Peppernuts with my mom, sister, and cousins was an unexpected addition to my typical holiday baking schedule. Maybe next year I will plan ahead and bring some Peppernuts to our Holiday Open House!

Not Peppernuts, but still a favorite recipe in my collection is this Snickerdoodle cookie recipe. If you need a quick addition to your plate of cookies for Santa, this is a good one!

SNICKERDOODLES

2 sticks butter
1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 t vanilla
2 eggs
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 t salt
3-1/4 cups flour

Roll in balls and roll in cinnamon and sugar. Bake at 350.

Free Hat Pattern!

'Tis the season for hats, wool, and all things warm. Ask us for this new, shop exclusive pattern made with La Bien Aimee Corrie Confetti or Corrie Worsted. It's a quick knit on size US 10 needles. Because of it's ribbed construction, if fits a variety of head sizes, and doesn't even need to be blocked! Keep it simple or add a pom! Ordering online? Add a note to include the pattern with your order.

We will be closed Christmas and New Year's Days to enjoy time with our families. We hope you can do the same.

Ginger

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