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Half way done with the Honey Cowl, one skein in one skein to go.

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DMK Podcast Episode 30: Close to My Heart

Episode 30: Close to My Heart

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In this episode I talk about a couple of skeins of yarn that have a special significance to me, and I’ll review a new collection of lace designs that have a unique heart motif.  175 more words

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DMK Podcast Episode 28: Vive la Différence

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Today I’ll focus on knitting outside the U.S.: we’ll look at some international podcasts that I love plus look through a glorious sampling of 1980s French knitting magazines that were gifted to me recently. 248 more words

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Knit : Neckwarmer (Honey Cowl)

Some time last year, I was determined to learn to knit continental. I chose the shorter version of Honey Cowl (quite popular on Ravelry). The talented… 196 more words

Crafts

Being careful not to twist

After four years of knitting, I have seen this phrase more times than I can sufficiently count (and yes I did try to think of a number.) A seemingly common sense phrase that after a while you (or least I do) tend to gloss over, secure in your ability to tell the difference between when the knitting is working and not. 493 more words

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Eve of Going Home

As the clock ticks later and later I’m still scanning away on a stack of family letters from the 1940s. The majority of them are from my great-grandmother to my grandfather when he was in the US Army in WWII. 295 more words

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Florida and Yarn Tourism

As of about 2pm yesterday afternoon, I’ve been in Florida. It’s great to get away and visit family but also to just hang out with everyone I know down here and just  340 more words

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