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Adding color and sparkle to grey winter days

We just stocked new colors of Tahki Yarns’ Mesa and Filatura di Crosa’s sequin-y carry-along, Starlux. They’d be fun to knit together – create something warm, colorful, and sparkly this winter!


Saturday Snippets | November 22, 2014

Welcome to Saturday Snippets.  This is where I share links and odd bits of info from the past week.

1.  Love Jane Austen? Particularly Pride and Prejudice?  423 more words


chevrons yoke.

Two ferociously cold nights here in Boston meant early to bed with blankets and books and knitting projects, of course. After those two nights, I have a fair isle yoke, already divided for the sleeves and body, completed. 115 more words


Earl Grey (new design) and a free pattern

Hi there,

The week is moving swiftly along and I thought I would drop past on this lovely Wednesday to share two new releases with you. 267 more words


Yarn Crawl New Mexico, Part 3

For our last day in New Mexico, on the suggestion of Jolanda, our BnB hostess, we decided to visit Bandelier National Monument in Los Alamos. It was a tough call, as I was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and an arrhythmia on the day before we were supposed to leave on our trip. 418 more words


Top down handspun

I’ve been trying to figure out how to knit a V-neck cardigan from the top down by reading Barbara Walker’s Knitting From the Top. 524 more words