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Wedding Gifts

When I learned my big sister was getting married, I knew I wanted to get her and her fiance something useful for their new home. Never a fan of the registry, I decided to go the handmade route and knit a throw blanket. 119 more words

Brooklyn Tweed

Knitting for the Children of Pine Ridge

This summer, my younger daughter and I discovered a charity which accepts all kinds of cold weather items for their children on a Lakota Indian reservation in South Dakota.  171 more words

Charity Knitting

Monofold Turban Headband

Materials & Supplies:
1) Medium-worsted yarn
2) 6.0 mm knitting needles
3) Tapestry needle
4) Scissors

Let’s get started!

1) Slip 13 stitches onto the needle. 68 more words

Do It Yourself

Hand-knit scarf: Buy 1, give 1

In 2009 we lived in DC, Salt Lake City and Edinburgh, Scotland – three amazing cities and also three cities that can get pretty cold. After seeing so many homeless people in the literal freezing cold, I decided I wanted to teach myself to knit with the goal of knitting scarves for those less fortunate in the winter. 140 more words


The Lineup

I searched high and low for any bast; through my personal stash of yarn, and then checked the work boxes just in case I missed any scraps! 425 more words


Fall Pullover

It’s almost fall and this is my third sweater in the year and I am particularly proud of the fit with this one. :-)

It is a top-down raglan knit with a lace panel in front and features a small opening at the back. 64 more words


The kindness of strangers

North-western Victorian town Ararat is subject to chilly winters, and local resident Jerry Koschel has donated a huge box of hand-knitted and crocheted clothes to the Ararat Salvation Army. 65 more words