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LushPodKal Techniques 2: Blocking the Lace Yoke

Doing the lushpodkal? Need help with blocking the yoke?

I’ve put together my thoughts on blocking in general, with a handy video at the end of the post, for those who prefer to watch how to do it, instead of reading about it. 1,202 more words


LushPodKal Techniques: Provisional Cast On

Image Details: “042307Crochet_cast-on” by cabezalana, via Flickr.

In preparation for the impending start of the LushPodKal, I have been researching the best resources for learning the techniques that will be needed during the course of the pattern. 324 more words


flax and barley - finished

I made this Flax jumper and Barley hat by Tin Can Knits’ Simple Collection for my nephew from a jumper I had started for myself. I ran out of yarn to finish the sleeves and decided to not let it go to waste, so I knitted these directly from my unfinished jumper – without even unravelling it first! 89 more words


Lush Cardigan ... a work in progress

I have knit a Vivid blanket, and a number of smaller projects in Rainbow Heirloom Sweater, but this Lush Cardigan project is the first adult sweater project that I am knitting just for me in my new yarn! 335 more words

Hand-dyed Yarn

Finished Objects!

Happy Monday all! I hope your weekend was wonderful. I finally got to show off my Flaxsweater from Tin Can Knits. I am so happy with how it came out I might make another one! 80 more words


FO Friday: Barley

It’s been EONS since I have had a FO to show. I finished my first hat for Jellybean!

Pattern: Barley by Tin Can Knits

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Enter to win!

Big news…talented design duo Tin Can Knits are holding a spring contest! Enter now before June 1st and and you can win 2 skeins of Kettle Yarn Co. 129 more words

ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk