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One of my absolute all-time favourite knitting books is Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Knitter’s Almanac. I’ve had it for years and I can just pick it up, open it to a random page, and start reading. 223 more words


Spring, Spring

I ended my spring break with a couple of days in the shop, just hanging out, chatting with folks, knitting up some small projects, organizing the display, etc.   333 more words


Failure Friday

This project isn’t so much of a failure, I just don’t like how it turned out.  This pattern is Mamachee’s Noah’s Bulky Hat in the slouchy style.   122 more words


Yarn Spotlight: Preciosa

On my trip to California, I decided I needed a simple project.  One I could throw in my purse and work on in the car or at the beach.  197 more words


Oh my goodness

“Creative genius is achieved by piercing through the mundane and finding the marvellous. Creative disaster is achieved by piercing through the marvellous and finding the mundane.” 672 more words


It's All About The Pink Sweater

Ahh, this weekend was amazing!!! Thanks to some help from Mr. Smashlee I was able to spent almost all of my entire weekend knitting.

Obviously, it was Easter weekend and I have minis so, I did spent some quality time hiding chocolate and such. 439 more words


Latest Order: Coop yarn and books

I seem to love doing things for people, which is why my latest order is not just for me. There is yarn:

I will keep the leftovers and I’m thinking coasters for gifts! 81 more words