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Ball Bands!

All yarn come with a band on them giving you invaluable information.  But do you know what it all means?

Yarn weight and thickness – all yarn is categorised by how thick it is.   288 more words


Corn Rows

This week has been very busy!  I have been trying to get ready to go away on holiday.  So I have a pattern with the tech editor and test knitters.   91 more words


Republic of Wool + Curious Handmade = Grasshopper

A beautiful Grasshopper in fingering weight from Republic of wool, beautiful greens, beautiful texture and a delight to knit with. Another pebble beach shawl… 304 more words


How do you like yours?

Recently a friend started to learn how to knit and was more than a little confused by the vast array of yarns and needles available.  It reminded me of how I felt when I was a beginner.   516 more words


Sandy Brown Blanket

In the process of designing a new blanket using simple garter stitch and some mitered squares, this is the prototype so far, I’ll be having this test knit later in the year. 22 more words


Cape Point Dona Maria Style

So here’s the completed cowl that I made with the yarns I received from Rosario. Oh and I forgot to mention that the pattern is Cape Point Cowl by Sally-Jane Cameron ( 102 more words