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a knitting book review

Well, here is something new for me. I was contacted by Artisan Books not long ago to see if I’d be interested in reviewing* a book that was recently published: … 777 more words


Dreaming of Latvian Mittens

Remember when the Yarn Harlot knitted a pair of grey and white Latvian mittens? Those mittens were my first introduction to the complicated and wonderful Latvian knitting tradition. 313 more words

Vogue Knitting Live 2015

Last weekend was Chicago Vogue Knitting Live.  I have taken classes each of the 4 years that it has been here, had some really good, and some so-so classes over the years.   424 more words

Knitting Books

Learn to Knit, Love to Knit

I’ve had this book for quite a while – over a year I think. I was planning to write a review of it and post my first make from it in the same week, but I cast on a jumper in January (in black wool with gold sparkles, it’s amazing!) and it is nowhere near completion, so I thought I’d review the book anyway. 434 more words


Just Getting Started

Sometimes, just getting started can be the hardest thing to do. 780 more words


Owls! Owls! Owls!

I have been making some owls for craft fairs coming up in November. This weekend I finished sewing the eyes and noses (beaks) on a whole parliament of owls. 57 more words