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The sweetness of Ramadhan is unique. Indescribable. Some said Ramadhan Muslim and some said Muslim in Ramadhan :) No matter which is which, a good change is still a good change. 91 more words


Shawl Challenge 2014 - August FOs

Started in July and finished 6 days into the month, my August FO has been ready for a while. It’s been worn, admired, appreciated, loved, draped and generally justified the time and materials which went into its making. 234 more words


Glitz at the Ritz Shawl

Now that the fair contest is over and I’ve picked up my projects, it’s time for a good old-fashioned online show and tell. :) So without further fanfare, here’s part 1 of my 16-part (!) series of posts on this year’s contest entries. 314 more words


So very high-tech

Rubber bands… they convert 7″ double points to straights and gather the fabric to keep 117 stitches worth of Kimono Shawl in progress from falling off the technically too-short needles. 55 more words


Dear Green

I’m not a huge fan of classic triangular shawls – I’ve found that crescents or semi-circles or long shallow triangles are easier to wear – but as I am a huge fan of knitalongs I couldn’t resist when it was announced that there would be a knitalong of the… 467 more words


New Favorites: Palmyre

I was at my friend Jo’s house recently and asked her what she’d been knitting. (She knits nonstop.)  She said, “Karen, I just finished my favorite thing I have ever knitted.” When she led me to it, I was surprised to see a shawl — and a rather basic looking one at that — but when I threw it over my shoulders, I fell instantly in love. 196 more words


Finished Leaves and Autumn Dreams

So, I was originally going to post a knitting update last Thursday. I wrote the post a week ago, but then I made so much progress I had to rewrite it (repeat, repeat). 517 more words