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Sand & Sea Shawlette Meets Dark Shadows

Over on Ravelry the Fangtasia group had a craft-a-long for the movie Dark Shadows.. I have had the Coastal Knits book for awhile and thought this little shawlette would be perfect! It’s quite small so I used larger needles to … Continue reading

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Effortless Cardigan

I finally finished my sweater! This is the first knitted garment that I have ever made for myself. I have made plenty of hats, scarves, shawls, and socks but I have never made any clothing. I loved everything about this … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday : Lots Going On!

Since I am a little laid up with a sore knee, I figure I should put my time to good use. This week I have lots to talk about! I’ve finally managed to make some progress on my A la … Continue reading

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Gnarled Oak Cardigan : Summer Sweater Along

A while back I bought some green yarn for another sweater project thinking I could use it for a certain knitting group on Ravelry only to be told it wasn’t good enough. I never knit more than the cable band … Continue reading

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Ravelympics, The USOC, & Me

Back around 1995 I started crocheting this American flag afghan with my dad while we watched hockey. I have many fond memories that year.. laughs and camaraderie, cheering on the amazing athletes to the Stanley Cup, our hopes and dreams … Continue reading

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Handspun Toasts

This time last year I was knitting my thorpe in this roving that I picked just for that project.. to my dismay I found that I have an inability to spin thick yarns and thorpe was meant to be knit … Continue reading

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Handspun Baby Sweater

There has never been a project that I have knit that I love more than this right now! I spun the yarn for this during the AllSpunUp’s spin along last year.. it’s the ‘Somewhat Seuss-ish Trout’ colorway in polworth. I … Continue reading

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Handspun Mitts For A Friend

Back sometime ago I joined a swap to spin up some yarn and knit an item out of it and mail that off to my partner.. turns out my partner and I are in the same group knitting circle.. it … Continue reading

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November in Review!

When I was dating my husband he went to Minsk to visit his family.. and while he was gone I went shopping at a local yarn store and by chance I looked over and saw a magazine that said “Russian … Continue reading

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October in Review

October was a pretty busy month for me! I can’t believe everything I managed to finish! I knit a lot of baby hats for a newborn session I had during the middle of the month! I finished this one while … Continue reading

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