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Bradbury Mountain

We Cleavers are creatures of habit, and this is never more true that when fall begins. As soon as the leaves begin to change color, you can bet there’s a good chance we’ll be… 167 more words

Mr. Cleaver

Ériu is complete

Ériu is my newest shawl design.

Many thousands of years ago legend says there were three goddesses Ériu, Banbha and Fódhla and each wanted Ireland as it is now named after her. 234 more words

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FO Friday: Cariad Cushion

Available in issue 40 of Knit Now magazine.

Well, that came around quickly/it feels like ages since I finished this! Such are joys of designing that you can forget you made something at the height of summer for publication in Autumn! 75 more words


It's been quiet

It’s been nearly a month since my last post, and in that time I can’t say I’ve achieved much in terms of progress on my already overflowing WIP sock drawer. 287 more words

Grandma's wedding guest dress: planning and construction

My grandmother needed a nice dress to wear to two weddings this month in Los Angeles. Shopping for mature women is no fun.  Clothing meant for mature women tends to be frumpy in earth colors and dull prints.   912 more words

Unselfish Sewing

And Suddenly--

I am packing.

The shawl is done.

Please, dear readers, don’t get all excited all at once: the best I can manage in the next few weeks will be pictures.

Finished Object

TEST KNIT - Easy Peasy Toque

A very quick Test Knit for Tin Can Knits, it only took 6 hours total to finish. I decided to make the earflap version, but I’ll be trying the beanie version as well with some left over Aran yarn. 37 more words