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Gear Love: Icebreaker Rush Tights

I have practically lived in these tights for the past two years.

Honestly, they are super-comfortable, have enough lycra to fit well, are thick enough to be opaque without being too thick, and the nylon on the outside makes them  56 more words

Gear

In progress

I have a new knitting project on the needles! It’s my version of the Your Victory sweater, a much written about pattern originally from 1945, which can now be found in the V&A museum archive. 201 more words

Knitting

Book Review- 60 Quick Luxury Knits

As we begin to feel more and more pressure to come up with thoughtful and unique gift ideas as the “Season of Giving” fast approaches, we thought it might be a good idea to do a bit of a book review to help you knitters out a little. 698 more words

Keeping your toes warm while lounging on the couch. Or lounging anywhere, for that matter.

Pretty much the first time I saw two-colored linen stitch I thought that it would make a really cool afghan. Not only do are there all these funky triangles, but the stitch itself keeps the resulting fabric really nice and flat and solid. 157 more words

Knitting

Shop Update

You might have noticed that there was a bit of a shop update over the weekend. Particularly some new laceweight colours, and DK Merino as well (ok, that’s been up for a week or so but I didn’t mention it here, so it doesn’t count) 83 more words

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