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You did Ann Budd’s workshop; you can fix that!

When my friend S asked me last week what else I was working on, I told her I was still knitting my Ley Lines shawl but omitted to mention that I was also working on something for her birthday! 381 more words


Casting on another WIP

This wasn’t meant to happen … I’ve cast on another project before finishing one off ;)

This was my holiday knitting, accompanying me on my travels around Northumberland. 104 more words

Why doesn't my knitting machine work?

While it is frustrating not to have objects behave as expected, I also find that this can be a very fun challenge.  Asking myself ‘why doesn’t my knitting machine work?’ is an invitation to better understanding all the little brushes, switches, flappers, and levers that are interacting between the machine bed and the carriage.   616 more words

Knitting Machine

WIP Wednesday: Edin progress report

Edin is flying by. The combination of easily memorized knitting and scrumptiously soft yarn means I may have a sweater soon!

I’ve finished the body increases, and have about 2 more inches until it’s as long as I want it. 304 more words


I'm Learning To Knit!

On Saturday I attended a $15 knitting class for two hours!  A great deal indeed and the teacher was fabulous!  Where you ask?  Down in the Harbor.   298 more words

Art Ideas

Casting On with the Long Tail Cast On

Here is a video I created to demonstrate how to do the Long Tail Cast-On.  I do apologize for the excessive background noise, as I am still trying to get the logistics figured out.   14 more words


Episode 58: Cast On! An Interview with Brenda Dayne

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This episode of the Shinybees podcast is sponsored by Yarn in the City. Yarn in the City creates experiential yarn-centric events for knitters and makers, designed to bring people together through a shared love of craft. 618 more words