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Why the Fiber Arts?

It’s all about the yarn. The tactile experience of yarn caressing your hands, and slipping through your fingers is sublime. The whisper of the needles is relaxing; and throwing knit and purl stitches off the needles is gratifying. 297 more words


Knitted sheep

Christine’s knitted sheep stole our hearts. He is just so cute. The sheep was a knitting kit which she had received for Christmas. Christine was saying just how much stuffing he took. 30 more words


Finished Object: Logalong Circle Skirt

Holy Moly. She’s finished.

My dreams of a full circle skirt knit in the log cabin style have been actualized.

I left my last post… 451 more words

My Handmade Wardrobe

My Giant Blanket

I started knitting eight years ago, when I was at university. I found it hard to concentrate in lectures, because I don’t like to sit still and listen. 607 more words

yarn along

I’ve been knitting this baby blanket for our little girl, coming the last week of February.  I’m not a great lace knitter, I don’t think, in that I don’t really have much practice knitting from charts and in order to follow of line of instructions I really need total focus.   346 more words

Pink Purple Socks

  I thought that the third time was the charm.  Well.  It’s not.  My daughter picked this sock blank when we were at MD Sheep & Wool last May.  78 more words


There goes that day

I had a blog post thought out yesterday, but got to work, was down to myself and one other team member due to the storm, and had a very busy day. 717 more words

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