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1/12th Scale Miniature Stag Fair-isle Jumper for your dollhouse

One of my very first designs I put into a knitting pattern for miniaturists to buy under my shop called Tom Thumb Miniatures.  I have 2 other I made, in 1990’s.   78 more words


Septembers to remember (1)

Those of us who work in education are not normally free during peak migration periods, so the exceptions are especially enjoyable. Two autumns stand out from my notebooks, and illustrate how the status of some species has changed. 205 more words

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Hearts Abound Gets A Mate

These mitts go with the Heart Abound Beanie pattern and are a super cute way to show some love.

A fast pattern, you can make a pair of these in a weekend. 77 more words


Get 50% Off One Or Both

This modern snowflake Fair Isle beanie and fingerless mittens are great for all those Frozen fans out there. You can create so many different looks by changing the colors of the falling snowflakes and background color. 114 more words


Tip of the Week: Stranded Edges

If you’ve ever tried stranded knitting (Fair Isle, Norwegian, etc.), no doubt you noticed that it’s much easier to do it in the round. So much easier, in fact, that “stranded” knitters of yesteryear discovered that they could cut their circular knitting (known as steeking) for things such as sleeve holes, necklines, and cardigans, instead of working patterns on the purl side of the fabric. 378 more words

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Some More Mitts To Match The Beanies

These mitts go with the Checkers Beanie pattern and are a cool graphic pattern that looks great with contrasting or coordinating colors.

The intricate pattern may look difficult, but it’s actually quite easy. 91 more words


Make Some Mitts To Match Your Beanie ~ 50% Off This Week Only

Use up your stash with this five color fingerless mittens. Small amounts of each color mean you can make a couple sets of gloves from just one skein of each color. 103 more words