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Spekje' Hat and Mitts

I’ve been working on a new design for a hat and a matching pair of gauntlets (finger-less gloves, otherwise also known as mitts).

My lovely, and cultured sister-in-law, Annelies says that the colors remind her of a Dutch marsh mallow-like candy called “ 27 more words


Yarn Along

We’re having a bit of a heatwave here, but that doesn’t stop us trying on our new woollies, oh no!
This is the Joseph cardigan… 250 more words


A little Slouchy, Slouchy and Seriously Slouchy.

I have been looking at some slouchy hat patterns – part of the dozen hats group on Ravelry - this month there were two really nice slouchy patterns Kopernikus  and Yarnster - links below.    189 more words


0AL 2014 - Myrna completed, dress not so much....

Oops where has the month gone? ……. First up…… I misread the closing date for the nettie sewalong which is probably just as well, since I didn’t get round to making my second Nettie yet! 501 more words

Hand Knit

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

Product or Process?

Before I start with this string of thoughts..I have to say I am convinced there is no right or wrong answer.  In fact, labels in general make me nervous when it comes to creative work.   386 more words


Yarn Along

This last week, there hasn’t been much knitting. There hasn’t been much sleeping, either, on the baby’s part. And because it’s easier to read while rocking a little one than to knit, there has been more of that. 69 more words