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The Weekend and a Summer Cold

This pretty much sums up my weekend.

A dog at my feet or in my lap and knitting in my hands. In between doses of medicine and naps I made some slow progress on my… 67 more words


Mini Sweater - Maple Leaf

Canada Day is fast approaching.  Let’s make this mini sweater that can be hung either on the travel bag during the summer, or on the Christmas tree for the winter.  425 more words

Yarn Crafts

Knitting is my art form

Stranded colorwork is my most favorite type of knitting. I love nature and I love paintings, but no matter how many times I try I will never be able to paint a landscape, or animal, or anything any better than my 7 yr old (he is actually way better than I am). 14 more words


If at first you don't succeed.

One of my challenges for this year was to learn to knit colorwork. I love the look of stranded or fair isle knitting and I felt like I was to the point where I could learn a few things in knitting. 517 more words


On The Needles - June 2018

What’s on my needles right now!

With a couple things done, some more have been added.

  • Weirwood Shawl – I finished the first garter stitch section and originally planned to use a gray in the same yarn as the varigated yarn. 
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Mermaid: a free needlework chart for any craft

The random number generator picked Mermaid for my first encoded word post of this month. It was suggested by Ange, one of my Patreon supporters. 122 more words


April 2018 Finished Objects

Hello, May! It’s time to look back at what I was able to finish in April. Volume wise isn’t huge but accomplishment wise I feel great! 176 more words