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Sweater stretch

I’ve been on a knitting tear since the summer on Protection Island. I think I made four adult sweaters since April.  I started the Dublin Pullover… 284 more words


History Makers: Softest Wool

Grab some tea and a bit of knitting or spinning and enjoy this short documentary from Bloomberg Pursuits, YouTube  featuring Shetland Wool and Fair Isle, Shetland.

Willow and Lark Woodland

I was recently sent a gorgeous box of goodies from Love Knitting with a new yarn from their Willow and Lark, range called Woodland, a lovely tweedy yarn.  191 more words

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FO: Ravenclaw Pride

Whew, 2017 was a doozy, wasn’t it? Maybe it’s just me, but I was pretty excited at the prospect of starting anew in 2018. And of course I made a couple resolutions for this year; I’ve decided to keep a bullet journal to help keep me focused on tasks that need to be done, including posting regularly in this blog again. 320 more words


New Year's Reflection

It’s a new year, and like many of you, I’m both reviewing the last year and looking forward to the coming year.

So where do I stand? 737 more words

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First projects of 2018

Hello, welcome in 2018! I’m really amazed that it’s already this year, I remember thinking as a child how old I would be in 2000, much less 2010 or later – yet here we are! 743 more words


A Christmas Sweater for Bodhi

So I was knitting along in November, getting all my Christmas knitting done (there wasn’t too much this year), finishing up some WIPs, and working on some new designs when… bam! 506 more words