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The ninth anniversary is pottery and willow. (Modern: leather) It certainly seems I should redirect you to the list of patterns featuring willows in that case.
A few representative posts from the last nine years:
2012: I've loved bringing my grandmother's special brand of...let's call it humor to you. Here's the lexicon I made for her 90th birthday.
2011: A report from Old Lady Stitching.
2010: Another ninth anniversary.
2009: Because I am really at my best when I am "being negative."
2008: It's an annual tradition, but I just chose this JCS Ornament Issue review.
2007: In August of this year, I participated in Bella Dia's Encyclopedia of Me. Here's G.
2006: It only took three years to explain the name of my blog.
2005: Knit Lit, on the emotional value of craft
2004: Rehab, because we're all a little bit addicted
2003: The first time I used the phrase, "I haven't blogged in so long."
And I got the best present! Lelia (Stitches of Life) sent me her Award-Winning pumpkin set!