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Thrifted treasure

I found a complete gem yesterday. One of my favorite places in Champaign-Urbana is the Idea Store, a place that specializes in re-using and recycling everyday materials for craft projects. 121 more words


Something for Baby

I love making baby things, even though my own baby is now a high schooler almost 6 feet tall. So, I eagerly await for those around me to give me a reason to make little things. 81 more words


Half Half Hue

I spent a good part of 2014 working on the Hue Shift Afghan.

To me, this project is a marvel in many ways; lovely color selection, super simple construction team up to make a gorgeous blanket that looks like it took a feat of engineering to create. 160 more words


A Palette Too Pale

I’ve never worked with KnitPicks Palette yarn before, but received a nice gift set for Christmas. I was eager to get some on the needles and give it a go. 159 more words


First stab at infinity

Infinity scarves are everywhere. I must say, I’m a fan. I love the versatility, the warmth and the visual interest.

Using some KnitPicks Wool of the Andes Sport weight, and drawing on inspiration from other stripe patterns, I gave it a go. 56 more words


I've forgotten so much

I was retracing my steps on what all I had last discussed in the way of tools and things. I realized I’ve forgotten to mention some stuff. 484 more words


Modifications to patterns

Before I get into the project the title refers to, I have a confession to make. I suppose this should come as no surprise, but I despise the image of knitters. 949 more words