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My First Aran Sweater

Hi Knitters!

Last summer while sipping coffee at a play date, a dear friend of mine asked me a question. “Do you think you could knit an Aran sweater?” 968 more words

Free Pattern

the slippers are dead- long live the slippers!

Have you ever heard that joke? I remember being really confused when attending a folk camp and someone was talking about their local pub, the King’s Head, being closed down. 411 more words


For the Love of Crochet.. Part 1...

Hello, I am back! It is shocking to see it has been over a year *blush* – but you will be relieved to know that I have not spent a year off crocheting :-D. 781 more words


Shakespeare's Crown

For Christmas Santa gave me a box of wool from Blarney’s. I was thrilled beyond words. My search began immediately for the perfect Aran knitting pattern, taking care to find one that not only was the correct yardage and weight but accented the beautiful wool. 288 more words


Debbie Bliss Tunic Dress-A WIP

You may recall that I bought a whole bagful of delicious Merino wool on my recent trip to The Netherlands.

I have been excited about getting started on a Debbie Bliss Aran Tunic Dress pattern that I bought online. 361 more words


Prairie Pioneer Bag Crochet Pattern

I actually started work on this design over a year ago, then got distracted by knitting, as one does!

There is absolutely no sewing involved, well apart from weaving in loose ends, it is crocheted from the base in the round, and then the handle is worked from side to side. 62 more words