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Not feeling the Shelter love

My current project is a cardigan for my daughter Emma, knit with Brooklyn Tweed’s worsted weight wool, Shelter.  This is one of those love-it or hate-it yarns; it seems to draw equal numbers of complaints and accolades.   619 more words

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woolens x weeknight dinner.

Jared Flood’s new book is a dream. As if my obsession with Brooklyn Tweed yarns and patterns could get any stronger, enter Woolens.

If you haven’t grabbed a copy, please do. 38 more words

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How long is your hand? (The non-Trump edition)

Conversations with Emma about a sweater.

Subtitled: “in which things move from the ordinary to the ridiculous”

Alternatively subtitled: “do I have to send her to a doctor?” 2,200 more words

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Colour fail

It is sadly true that ordering yarn over the internet, based on how it looks on your computer screen, is a gamble.  Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose.   839 more words

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no control at all

So remember in this blog post when I said that I had already ordered new yarn to make another new cardigan for Husband? Yeah. It arrived last night. 235 more words

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Never Too Late for a Hat

Welcome to one cold May, people. I don’t know what the weather’s like where you’re at, but here in Kansas it is gloomy, chilly, and damp. 392 more words

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Happy Campers All Around

Guys, you can’t tell from the picture below because I forgot to take a recent picture but one of the sides of my Floral Jumper is done! 257 more words

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