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I’ve found new sock needles and they are so nice to work with I can’t believe the difference. I’ve been making socks 2-at-a-time because I’m pretty sure that we’ve all suffered “second sockitis” at one time or another and I suffer from it on a regular basis.   141 more words

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Rapunzel, Let Down Your Hair

About a year or so ago I ordered a subscription/surprise yarn box from an Indie dyer that I follow on Instagram – ForTheLoveofYarn. When the box arrived, I was thrilled, but I didn’t know what to make with the yarn . 569 more words

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My blog has been a bit on the quite side recently. This is mainly because I write about two things: Knitting and reading. In terms of the knitting, with Christmas lurking I was making a lot of things for that, so I didn’t want to share here as the blog syncs with Facebook, and as such the recipients would know what was coming – and that would spoil the surprise. 692 more words

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ChiaoGoo Twist Mini Interchangeable Sets

Over the past few years, interchangeable knitting needles have had the knitting universe buzzing. Knitters are buying them, asking for them as gifts, using them as their primary knitting needles, or maybe just as their ‘on-the-go’ needles. 472 more words

Lace Circular Knitting Needle Comparison Part 2

Last week I introduced you to some top metal circular knitting needles that all work well for lace. This week we’ll look at three specific characteristics of those needles – the tips, joins and cables. 605 more words

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Lace Circular Knitting Needle Comparison Part 1

The ultimate goal of a lace knitter – pointy needle tips, sleek needles, a smooth join and a flexible cable.  I have six different fixed circular knitting needles, all size US 5.  512 more words

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Article II

I have been absolutely slammed with homework this weekend since I’m right on the verge of midterm season, but here we go – let the nightblogging begin. 427 more words

Fox In The Snow Mittens