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Starfish (aka Why blocking is important)

I think lace projects show the tremendous importance of blocking. But this project, inĀ particular, was one where blocking really saved the day. The final scarf is supposed to be a symmetrical trapezoid shape (A), but as I was making it, I ended up with an assymetrical trapezoid (B). 306 more words


Twist Cowl/Wrap

Living in the hot, desert climate of south Arizona, I’m always looking for ways to “lighten” up accessories like scarves and wraps. I’m an East Coast girl at heart, andĀ even after moving here and suffering through 100+ degree weather every year, I couldn’t truly find a way to give up scarves. 338 more words


Picked From The Bunch And The Winner Is...

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Congrats to the Winner

The winner of the Fyberspates Vivacious DK hank is Mary who left this comment:

My go-to gift is usually a nice cowl.

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Quickie Update

The Seadragonus Sock was released two days ago, and though I’m joining in with the KAL, starting in September, I decided to get a head start on the first pair, as I’m making matching ones for me and Litt’lun. 50 more words

Blocking Your Knitting

Right. Before we begin, I just wanted to say that the (signed) Arne and Carlos giveaway is coming soon! As is a post about some rather gorgeously talented fellow bloggers and their amazing work. 359 more words