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Weaving in Another Language: Vocabulary

I had a Norwegian speaking family where knitting was commonplace and, in fact, never even looked at an knitting pattern in English until I was almost 30 years old.  215 more words


"Can You Make One For Me?"

I was asked this question by a woman who came up to my table in my favorite coffee spot as I sat quietly sipping a latte and knitting.  242 more words


Marveng's Milanese Shawl Pattern: A Review

I recently finished the “Milanese Shawl” pattern by Linda Marveng and wore it on our day trip to see Oregon’s famed Multnomah Falls.  The falls were spectacular – as… 423 more words


On the Needles

I recently read a blog post by a knitter who routinely shares the status of both her projects and books she is reading.  She always ends with “So what’s on your needles?  213 more words


Pattern Design

Mormor (grandmother) rarely used a knitting or crocheting pattern, and my mother – on the few occasions I saw her knit (never crochet) – never… 476 more words


Beginners, Cast Off Those Training Wheels!

Lately, I have met several people who, seeing me knit Linda Marveng’s Milanese Shawl, stroke the beautiful yarn (Anzula’s Cloud), and admiring the pattern, say, “Oh, I could never do that.  593 more words


Black Sheep Gathering, Part 2: Observations

For the two days I wandered the Black Sheep Gathering last month, I was in a sea of colors.

Here is one of several shots I took of the display of Kristy Kun’s… 440 more words