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How to achieve neat, even ribbing in knitting

One of the main problems knitters encounter is keeping their ribbing looking neat. Ribbing, whether it be 1×1, 2×2 or whatever combination can look sloppy – the main reason for this is that the column of Knit stitches preceding a column of Purl stitches can often look wobbly and uneven. 649 more words

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Squash Epidemic

Most vegetable gardeners become skilled at making the most out of their harvest.  I’ve enjoyed learning various preserving methods that stretch the availability of foods with a short shelf life, such as tomatoes, cucumbers, berries, and stone fruits.   790 more words

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Knitting Baby Stuff: Raspberries & Cream

At risk of sounding like a broken record, I love Pekapeka patterns!

I had two little one-year-olds to knit for this year. The Little Boy Blue… 407 more words

Baby Stuff

Beaded Honeycomb Evening Bag

This project has been developing as a possibility for some time, but I finally got my act in gear and just went for it.  This evening bag is knitted with “Navy Lindy Chain” yarn (Knitpicks) and combines both a Honeycomb stitch, with a bead inserted in the middle of each diamond formation. 261 more words

Color work: fair isle

There are many different options for your color work needs. Fair isle is a type of two strand knitting, the cousin to intarsia if you will. 367 more words


Knitted Breasts Are Best?

It’s all been VERY busy at The Knitted Jumper HQ just recently. We’ve had house guests (the nice kind!), been to Secret Cinema, British Summer Time Festival and Women Who Code events, plus Christmas party venue shopping, workplace training, and that’s just in the last two weeks! 373 more words


Currant events

Summer has arrived here in NEPA, and as usual, our garden has started to explode with produce.  I really appreciate being able to step out my back door for fresh fruits and vegetables, and the early summer provides a special treat that I’ve never seen at the grocery store, or even at the farmers’ market.   524 more words

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