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And another one bites the dust

The Shaadi Mitts I began last January then restarted them because they were too large (even with the right gauge) are no more.

The pattern notes indicated that these mitts are challenging and I thought I was up to the task.   224 more words


Casting off another way

Casting off or binding off essentially means to take the knitted stitches off the needles resulting with a finished edge.

Depending on what I’m knitting determines the bind off I use.   205 more words


Drinker's mitts

Progress on the Drinker’s Mitts…  I tried and tried and tried a total of three times to do the twisted rib and finally gave up.   55 more words


Hey, what happened to all of my knitting needles?

Having dyed the most scrumptious yarn ever, I began the hunt for the correct size needles to cast on and knit a cowl to dye for. 696 more words


Dreaming of Edinburgh Mitts


Download the pattern from Ravelry here.

I’ve traveled all over the European continent, but I’ve never been to Edinburgh.  I see the pictures, I read the stories, I imagine beautiful, kind peole wrapped in cozy, classic knits drinking tea by the fire while darling little hedgehogs frolic in the yard around garden gnomes. 101 more words


Someday vs. Right Away: Cables, please!

It dawned on me the other day that I am stuck in the longest stockinette spell of my knitting life — by a looooooong shot. I looked it up: Not only have I apparently not knitted a cable since finishing… 197 more words


From Sea to Shining Sea--Yarn Haulers Get Ready!

Love.Yarn.Shop. is all set for you to begin the Great Northern Yarn Haul this Friday, July 8th.  You can pick up your bag and goodies anytime, especially if you want to visit shops on Friday, but the kick-off for us is officially Friday night at the shop 5-7, with door prizes and sips and nibbles!   29 more words

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