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My New Sweater

It’s done!

I finished my purple sweater this week. What a quick knitā€”even though I reknit the sleeves. The pattern is Barista, by Martin Storey, which is in the current… 355 more words


Frogging It

When knitters unravel a piece of knitting, they say they’re “frogging” it. That’s because “rip it rip it” is the sound a frog makes.

Yes, it’s silly but it’s fun. 338 more words

Knitting Etc.

Stashbusting -- Or Not

A few weeks ago, I knit a hat out of yarn from my stash. It was a great quick project which used up some bits and ends of wool, and I liked the resulting hat a lot. 279 more words

Knitting Etc.

Colour survey

I came upon 4 cones of chenille some time ago and the colour just never made me happy. I simply wanted to know if anything interesting could be made with this type of yarn. 155 more words

Yarn And Fiber

Bent Needles

Several weeks ago, I mentioned that I’d had to get a new set of DPN’s because I’d bent my needles. I promised to show you how that had happened. 181 more words

Fiber Friday

Fuzzy Hat

There’s a hat on the cover of Vogue Knitting this fall, the new edition, and I’ve knitted one.

First, here’s the issue of VK and the hat in question. 298 more words


Sewing Success

I’m pretty excited about this.

I told you a couple of weeks ago that I was sewing again, and showed you some of the fabric I had cut out. 606 more words

Knitting Etc.