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Facing the Seemingly Impossible

I set two goals for myself this year: to master stranded knitting and to learn the Brioche stitch. Having taken a workshop on Brioche, I now feel comfortable enough to start a brioche stitch cowl really soon. 258 more words

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Rosie McPherson Guest Blog

Today’s blog comes to you from my lovely friend – Rosie McPherson.
I sometimes say that I’m only friends with people if they knit or crochet. 1,168 more words

Searching for Spring

The thermometer outside my kitchen window reported a bone-chilling two, count ‘em,  two sorry degrees this morning.  So, I checked the weekend forecast, hoping for a sunny reprieve.  263 more words


Sleeveless All-Over

Sleeveless Handknit allover,very modern colours, not sure of the date, Bought from Cancer Research, January 2015.

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Black and Yellow All-Over

Machine knit Fair Isle allover, bought from the Red Cross, January 2015. Just four colours used, very effective.

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Are you frozen yet?

I wanted to share with you my newest design, called Frozen Flakes, to celebrate winter. Hmmm.. there are a lot of us lately who’ve been dealing with sub-zero temperatures lately. 51 more words

Finished Items

Happy Birthday, Sweetheart!

Happy Birthday another love of mine, who gave his birthday weekend to the Hockey Gods!  We had a great time in TO!  Thanks to my family for taking all my pics for this post.  319 more words