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New Pattern - Kindy Cardi

A few months ago I spun some rainbow yarn in a long gradient. I knew that it would be used to make something for Molly (as it was a little too bright for my taste) but I wasn’t sure what. 178 more words

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Fall Knits: Katia Poncho

I don’t generally go in for ponchos, so was surprised when this pattern caught my eye. I love the cables, drapy-ness, and color, and it looks like the back and front can be sewn part way up to make a sort of loose pullover. 68 more words

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Autumn Latch Hook Update

Well, I got some yarn from Hobby Lobby and I’ve put about 8 hours into it, and here’s what I have:

I’ve got the bottom fence and pumpkins done, so I’d say I’m about a fifth of the way finished with the project.   65 more words


Next Month's Plans

Can it be September 19 yet?  Cause that’s when I plan on heading over to San Diego for the 2014 San Diego Yarn Crawl!  I wasn’t able to go to the first one last year, so I’m determined to go this year.   150 more words


Upcycling Sweaters: Old Knits Find New Purpose in Life

Well, this is something I would never have thought of. While searching for assistance in determining the basic dimensions of a toe-up sock (so that I could knit it with the size needles and type of yarn I wanted without having to change to match the pattern), I came across an awesome “ 271 more words


Meet Zoë

Yesterday I spoke of my testing doll.  She is finished now and  transferred into a lovely lady doll indeed.

I named her Zoë B. Because of the white frock Zoë Barnes wears. 97 more words


Designer Spotlight: Black Baccara Cardigan by Nancy Vandivert

When Nancy Vandivert teaches knitting and crochet classes, she likes to share this mantra with her students, “take a deep breath and remember that you are the goddess of your project.” 321 more words