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Double pointed needles

On a spur of the moment visit to a local charity shop I discovered they had received a large collection of knitting needles. They had mostly paired them up with elastic bands and priced each pair individually. 103 more words

Guess What Came in the Mail

Today I went to lunch and when I got back home there was a box waiting for me.

When we pulled into the driveway I yelled, “Do you think that’s my yarn?” My cousin responded by laughing and saying, “Hash-tag, old lady problems.” #oldladyproblems… 60 more words


Finally A Finished Project

I did it! I finished something! D is leaving Saturday to a work convention in D.C. so I thought I would make him a beanie since the weather would make a beanie useful. 84 more words


Newfie Hat and Mittens

Recently I came across a pattern for Newfie mittens (pattern on Ravelry)  and made them.  Then I wondered if there was one for a hat.  There were several, but they didn’t seem to meet my needs.  256 more words


Selfish Knits

I spent most of November and all of December finishing up custom orders. I had some setbacks but thankfully my mom was able to help and finish for me. 107 more words


Knitting - A Silly Hat for the Silly Season

Having spent the last 12 months as a research fellow and then on unpaid maternity leave, my knitting projects have taken a slightly frugal turn and are, for the most part, directed at using up my current (rather excessive) yarn stash rather than buying new yarn. 334 more words

Baby Stuff

What Needles Can Do For You

Just as a painter uses brushes to achieve strokes and textures, a knitter uses needles. As your knitting years go by, your needle collection will grow. 1,217 more words

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