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Road Trip 2016 Second Project

The second project for this road trip was a knitted blanket.  I used a different type of yarn this time.   I was intrigued with this yarn as it was multi-textured.   73 more words

Needle Escapades

The Simple Elegance of the Garter Stitch

Lately, I’ve rediscovered the simple elegance of the garter stitch. The garter stitch is a textured pattern that uses the knit stitch on both sides for flat knitting or knit stitch on one round followed by a purl stitch on the second round for circular knitting. 199 more words

Garter Stitch

A Hitchhiker shawlette

Today I feel like a real knitter. And a real blogger.

I feel like a real knitter because I’ve just finished knitting a pattern from a designer. 275 more words

Beloved Yarn Crafts

Free Bookmark knitting pattern.

Hi everyone. I hope you’ve been well.

I have a new, free knitting pattern for you today. It’s a small bookmark that works up nice and easy in a matter of minutes. 21 more words


Current Project / knit dishcloths

Here’s a sneak-peek of what I’m working on right now. More to come in the near future. Hint: free patterns and ways I can make money.


A Muni Surprise

My love/hate relationship with riding the bus to work continues.  Crowded buses, no show buses, late buses, buses overrun with stinky dudes…all part of the deal, no surprises there. 105 more words


Bang Out a Quickie

This is a slightly difficult blog post to write today (which is partly why it is so late getting up). I am knitting something new and the pattern is really fun to knit, but the reason why I’m knitting it right now is not great, grand, or exciting. 490 more words