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X-treme Knit (& Crochet )

I had been juggling four projects: Two for duty, one for necessity and the last for love.

It was the proverbial eleventh hour and the “one for love”, a crocheted blanket, was slowing me down. 779 more words


Teaching Myself Brioche...

So, brioche has hit knitting hard and it’s time to jump on the bandwagon with full force. By Brioche I mean brioche stitch not the tasty fluffy bread great served with tea or hot choc… Although that would be nice on a cold morning like this morning. 356 more words


Relax! It's just my yarn stash!

What the big deal with having a yarn stash?!

Only a knitter/crocheter would understand another knitter/crocheter. I’ve had many conversations with non-knitters about why I need more yarn, a different colour yarn, a different weight yarn, a different size needles, a different pattern, etc. 416 more words


Knitting: An Accidental Whale

It’s a new year and time for a new blogging category on Mailbox Mermaid: ocean-inspired knitting projects!

During my holiday at home, I finally picked up a pair of knitting needles for the first time since I was diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome in the fall of 2015. 313 more words


Valentine's Day Swap! Sign Up Now!

January 4th is the last day to sign up for our Wuv, Tru Wuv Mini Swap in the Knits Equals Joy Ravelry group!  Knitters, we would love to have you come join us! 87 more words


When I'm Old

  sometime in the future

(things one finds on the internet)


Another FO!

My first finished object of the new year! I’ve been knitting a LOT this weekend, alternating between two new projects and one older WIP, my Black Diamonds cowl. 182 more words