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The Good News and The Bad News

The good news:

My “last” lizard ridge strip is done.

The bad news. It’s not my last. If i want a queen sized topper, I need another strip. 35 more words

Fiber Arts

24 Hour Cast-On-Palooza

It happens.  Sometimes I can’t fight the urge to cast on as many projects as possible.  I gave myself 24 hours after Stitches to start as many projects as I wanted.   346 more words


February WIPs and FOs

I know, I know, I haven’t done one of these in a very long time but I have an excuse! I haven’t stopped knitting, my phone has been out of action and I haven’t been able to take decent pictures properly. 285 more words


Knit + Sew = Skirt

The knitters among you will surely know the Lanesplitter skirt, a Knitty pattern from 2010 (link). This pattern is on its way to assuming “mandatory” status, as in it will soon make it onto that short list of projects that knitters seem compelled to knit. 1,154 more words


Yarn Spotlight: Noro

About the company:

There is so much to say about Noro but let me start by saying, Noro’s quality is unparalleled. The company was founded over 30 years ago on the vision of the artist and designer, Eisaku Noro. 231 more words


Purple Waves

After deciding on these colours to work with next, and keeping spring in mind, I excitedly warped the loom with the Noro Nobori.

The Noro Nobori is a chunky yarn, and is a cotton-wool-silk mix.   583 more words

Colouring With Yarn

A first for me, for me

I’ve knit and crocheted a lot of items. Many hundreds of items. Socks, hats, baby sweaters, bags, stuffed animals and monsters, gloves, mittens and fingerless mitts, headbands, vests, leg warmers, Christmas stockings, doilies, booties, shrugs, ponchos, crowns, coasters, sweaters, cowls, scarves, cardigans, shawls, washcloths, slippers, felted bowls, and even a couple of toddler dresses. 125 more words

Knitting & Crochet