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Sticks & Cables: Knitting Needles

When I began knitting a little over 10 years ago, my teacher bought me a set of size 8 Takumi straight bamboo needles, and I’m convinced most of us that have started knitting in the past decade probably started on those needles, others started on aluminum, some on plastic.   1,154 more words

Knitting

Needle Review: ChiaoGoo Twist Mini

Note: this is not a sponsored review. My husband bought me these needles for Christmas. 

Some people don’t like knitting with tiny needles. I understand that. 1,130 more words

Knitting

Review: Interchangeable Knitting needles; Knitpro, Lykke and Chiaogoo

I am a newish knitter in terms of being really into it. I love that knitting is portable and it exercises my mind and preoccupies it. 1,428 more words

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Catch of the craft fair in Zwolle 2017

Last Friday I went to the craft fair in Zwolle. A whole day of petting yarn, searching new brands, talking to people who love their (hand dyed) yarns. 480 more words

Yarn

Thursday chat

Just a short one today. I also ordered a set of ChiaoGoo straight 7″ size 8 needles for a couple of scarves I’ve planned to make and they are just as lovely as the circular needles. 32 more words

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Thursday chat

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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