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Book Review - Knits from the Heart of Norway

I just read a newish book on Norwegian knitting, Knits from the Heart of Norway by Irene Haugland.  It is a very interesting book with a lot of color-work patterns and projects.   310 more words


Dominant Colours

I recently took a colour work class and I learned so much that I just couldn’t figure out from youtube videos and blogs. The class was taught by Tin Can Knit’s Alexa and she was a wealth of knowledge. 132 more words


Abstract III

After finishing a sweater last night, I gave it a good long soak to relax the fibers.  So thrilled to have it done! And it fit so well with the theme of the weekly challenge that I had to share it: Abstract 3.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abstract


Chunky Chevron Cowl: A Creation Story

I have always wanted to knit with chunky yarn, but never felt very inspired by the projects associated with the yarn. My fear was that I would not get enough entertainment for the price, since chunky yarn knits up so quickly. 451 more words

Dragonfly MKAL Clue 1

I had a tardy start to the Dragonfly MKAL, which started last Saturday. I actually started and finished on Wednesday so it’s not like I’m totally lost. 192 more words


An Orchid Hat for My Daughter

My daughter saw me working on the Frostfangs Hat  the other day, and asked if I would be able to make her a hat with orchids on it. 429 more words


Emily Explains: Styling my Helen

I am officially done with my Helen cardigan! I love it so much, it may be my favorite sweater I have ever made for myself. 157 more words

Emily Explains