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Pink snow bunny hat

Just a little unique Hipstrrr touch.

Leftovers anyone?

I am beginning to get a stash of leftover sock yarn and was enthralled with Wendy Johnson’s Leftovers Cowl. I favor purples, greens, and turquoise and here is the progress so far. 75 more words

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Shetland Otter Beret

After the severe storm here in Shetland on Saturday, I walked to the beach on Sunday afternoon with my latest Fair Isle hat along with my camera to get some shots of it outdoors in what was left of the day light. 262 more words


Introducing the January 2015 Sock

On New Year’s Eve I made some resolutions for myself. What was I thinking of? Obviously a moment of weakness! One resolution was the promise to select sock patterns from my collection of sock books, and to then knit one sock a month using only the yarn in my stash. 329 more words


My First Fair Isle Hat

I’ve flirted with Fair Isle, and other kinds of stranded colorwork knitting, for over a year now.  I’ve taken stranded colorwork classes through Craftsy.  I’ve swatched like a man obsessed.   540 more words

Feather & Fan Progress

If I recall correctly, I started this project on Thursday evening.  This is all I’ve gotten done.  The yarn is worsted weight with size 8 needles.   289 more words


Topshop Fair Isle

Chunky knit Fair Isle jumper. Knit in very thick chenille type yarn, very warm – too warm! Bought in 2014

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