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No Spring in Sight

It’s supposed to be almost spring here, but it doesn’t feel like it.  Many of us around here were fooled a couple of weeks ago when local highs reached 60 for several days in a row.   570 more words

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Unpopular Opinion: Brooklyn Tweed

My friend Chantal teaches a ‘Learn to Knit’ class at our local LYS. She talks about how there are two types of knitters – the ones who find a project, and then find the perfect yarn for it; and ones who just buy whatever yarn they feel like and figure it out later. 844 more words

Antler Hat

Knitting: The Skiff hat

This pattern by Brooklyn Tweed has been on my list for ages and beginning of 2017 I finally bought the pattern and gave it a go. 481 more words

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woolens | seeds hat.

This is my finished Seeds Hat from Jared Flood’s (of the always brilliant Brooklyn Tweed) book Woolens, which came out last fall. Despite scooping up the book as soon as it was released, it wasn’t until last week that I finally picked my first project. 206 more words

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Patience is a Knitting Virtue

In my last post I whined about mentioned my lack of blocking space and how I couldn’t finish MigrationWell, please behold  what a little bit of patience will get you: a new cardigan that’s perfect (aside from the fact that I currently can’t do the buttons up, but that’s not the cardigan’s fault). 148 more words

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Millisande

As promised, photos of the completed Millisande sweater.

I couldn’t be happier with the outcome. Everything about it is perfect. The fit is just right and the colour is gorgeous. 345 more words

Snow Day

Today is a bit of a snow day in the GTA, they’re calling for 10cm of snow and it hasn’t stopped snowing since I woke up this morning. 222 more words

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