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#knityourlist Project Update

“Oh the weather outside is frightful… but the fire is so delightful…”

The thing I remember most vividly from the house where I grew up is the wind in the trees on stormy afternoons. 

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FO: White Turtleneck Sweater

So here’s how this post works. Back around the time of the Super Bowl, I bought six skeins of white yarn. (TFA Green Label in Natural) I was going to make two baby blankets out of it. 235 more words


Tamarack Cowl

I designed another cowl for gifting, and this time I used my very favourite cables commonly used in fisherman knit sweaters.

Knit in dk weight yarn in the round, this cowl used most of a 100 gram skein (237 metres). 61 more words


Baker Street Cowl

My first cowl pattern has just been published on Ravelry. It is a dk weight cowl that combines cable columns with columns of textured flying geese motifs. 73 more words


FO: Wingtip Cowl

Back in September, I received my bimonthly shipment for the Tanis Fiber Arts Year in Colour Club. I think that we all know that I love TFA yarns, and I love the YICC. 179 more words


frosted alpine x 3.

This is the third Frosted Alpine hat by Tanis Lavallee that I have completed. I love this hat more than any other baby hat I’ve made because it is perfect for a newborn, a toddler, and quite frankly, I’m thinking about making the adult version for my guy. 141 more words


Too incredible... way to go NZ Post!

Today’s story is about tiredness, mistakes and a very happy ending, brought about by some super cool people at NZ Post.

It all began when I sat at my computer one evening, exhausted and fed up with my enormous workload, and decided to give myself to a yarn treat as a reward for all the long hours I had been doing. 513 more words