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Secrets Revealed

Today I can finally show you two projects that I have been working secretly on for the last couple of months. First is a sweater that I made as a birthday present for a dear friend. 379 more words

Knitting

Umaro Blanket

Pattern:  Umaro Blanket, by Jared Flood (Brooklyn Tweed) Yarn:  Garnstudio Drops Eskimo Needles:  10mm circular

This blanket had been on my to-do list for a while; the very weekend I found out that we were expecting our first baby, I cast on and worked the first dozen or so rows, before a nervous superstition drove me to tuck it away. 201 more words

Handmade

double leaf lace pattern

I finally did it. I tried a lace pattern for the first time. The tricky part was finding a yarn with clear stitch definition. The easy part was finding a pattern that I liked. 121 more words

Knitting

moon and stars

Moon & Stars–a puffy double garter stitch moon surrounded by 2 different Estonian star stitch patterns and a wide, double garter border. The shawl manages to be both whimsical, with the stylized night sky captured in a half moon shawl, and pared down-modern. 210 more words

Umaro Blanket--Finished!

Remember that baby blanket I started way back in April? Here it is! I realized about 1/4 of the way in that I was not going to have enough of the squishy-soft Targhee from… 57 more words

Patterns

EZ Swatching

Like most knitters (I think), I don’t especially love to swatch. When I start a new project, I always go back and forth as to whether I really *need* to swatch, and if I do, how small of a swatch can I get away with. 284 more words

5 things we love....

The knits, patterns, people and movements that are currently inspiring us…

1.  The fact that the Sheepshow is only a week away! Are you going? If you haven’t heard about this essential event on Australia’s woolly calender, you’re missing out on meeting fibre-producing animals and the people that turn that fibre into stuff we can work with and wear. 297 more words

Sunspun