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My Favorite Summer Knits

The other weekend I washed and packed away most of my hand knit sweaters. I like to keep out a few of my favorite cardigans for when the temps dip and since I like a few layers. 592 more words


Irish Eyes Are Smiling...

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling – performed by The Irish Tenors

I’ve never read the lyrics for When Irish Eyes Are Smiling until today, and feel like I’ve been cheated of something my whole life! 841 more words

2017 Yarn Challenge

I love my local yarn shops. I have four in my city and neighbouring towns that I visit with some frequency (much to the chagrin of my bank account). 144 more words


Christmas Post-Mortem: A sweater

Hey guys, guess what.

I made a sweater!

(Surprise!… I guess.  I make a lot of sweaters.)

This one was made for my father-in-law.

Last spring, he asked me to make him a sweater, and I have trouble saying no (or maybe I just like having an excuse to make another sweater).  179 more words


Hasta manana, Samana!

Last month I finished my Samana top, which is a paid for pattern by Berroco.

All that is left to do is hand-wash and block it. 107 more words


Through Thick and Thin

Today is the day – through thick and thin I am going to knit. No, I’m not actually referring to the common cliché, “through thick and thin” or better know as through the good times and the bad times. 321 more words


The Freddy Problem

Turns out the Freddy problem isn’t much of a problem at all.  Thanks to everyone who had sizing suggestions last week!  I read all the links, measured carefully and promptly decided to ignore what appeared to be facts. 98 more words