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Bad Ass Dragon Sweater- The Beginnings

After taking measurements from a favorite store-bought sweater and ordering “the softest and fluffiest yarn ever,” I’ve finally settled on a motif – dragons!  I wanted something to wander up the front of the sweater but didn’t really want anything floral or too sweet.  441 more words


Winter challenge: dear heart beret

When wearing a hat I like it to stand out in the crowd. I think this beret is stylish and fun. And very warm. The pattern is free and available in many languages on… 180 more words


Works in Progress and looking to the past...

Morning all!

What a lovely weekend it’s been so far – I had an extra day off on Friday and it has made such a difference.   663 more words

That Feeling

When you finish a project there’s always a sense of achievement. At least the thing is done, whether it looks good or not.

And then there’s the time in the LYS when you spot a yarn in a colour that  says “I’m coming home with you” and you can’t resist. 264 more words


With Spring in Mind

January has been so busy there hasn’t been much time for blogging. Now that I’ve given myself a day off ( oh I’m such and enlightened employer!) I’ll share a few items I’ve been working on. 223 more words


Off the needles: Sock Beanie (+pattern?)

Phew! I finally finished knitting this hat from the wonderful Hedgehog Fibres Sock in the shade Concrete this weekend. It is knitted on size 2 mm double pointed needles, all in 2×2 rib. 176 more words

Quite Some Wingspan ...

Hi there!

I just finished sewing in the ends (I was too busy spinning and gaming and knitting last night) and decided to show you how big this Wingspan really is! 93 more words