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Doing the Numbers

Swatching

Starting where the last post left off…

I cast on 20 stitched on US size 9 (5.5mm) needles. That’s a huge size for fingering weight yarn, but felting/fulling always starts on large needles for the yarn.  524 more words

Yarnwork

A Shawl to be ....

This will be a lovely summer shawl in soft pinks and oranges …. when completed. The warp is a warm grey which brings out the warmth of the weft. 32 more words

Products

Skinheads in Focus

Hi everyone!

A few weeks ago I received a magazine that I had wanted for years! I was always asking for it here and there and nothing, but that very moment I stopped looking for it, I saw it and bought it and, of course, I had to share it with you all. 214 more words

1970s

Review: Myra Cowl and Colinton Australia Lace from Louet

A few weeks ago, Louet sent me a gorgeous skein of Colinton Australia Lace yarn to knit up the Myra cowl pattern by Trudy Van Stralen for review. 741 more words

Knitting

Undocumented Yarn

Rethinking the Plans

Tapestry Mohair

I got four skeins of “Tapestry Mohair” yarn from Flying Goat Farm’s booth at Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival this year. 457 more words

Yarnwork

Yarn!, Wonderful Yarn!

To a knitter one of the greatest thrills is holding and stroking a skein or ball of yarn. And of course while you pat, fondle and assess its texture, you are thinking, … what can I make with it, and which pattern would this look best in?! 1,361 more words

Les Belles Bouclettes