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WIP: Taiyo Sock Sleeveheart Shawl

I love Noro yarns.  I love the funky colorways and the variations in the yarn itself. I know it’s pricey, but I get it about once a year as a treat for myself. 157 more words


Voila! The knitting

Better late than never?  The darker coloured squares are the lovely silk/wool that Spotlight didn’t re-stock (bastards).  The multicoloured wool is the Noro wool/silk – you can see in the pic how it’s a bit slubby but it feels gorgeous and is lovely to knit. 6 more words

A Little Yarn Tale

So, there is a yarn store I adore up in Bethleham, PA called The Knitter’s Edge. You walk inside, and there are shelves and shelves of yarn, in every shade you could ask for and ranging in price from ‘OMG’ to ‘cool, this won’t affect my grocery budget this month’ and a huge variety of yarn types and materials to use with yarn. 753 more words

A Few Of My Favorites Things

This week, I started  working on a new knitting project.  Of course, this is in conjunction with Silke from Coco Knits.  Last summer, I discovered   80 more words

The 30 Day Knitting Challenge - Days 16 & 17

Day 16: Have you ever had a knitting related injury?

Yes, actually, but nothing serious. Years ago if I spent a long time knitting, my neck and shoulders would get sore. 331 more words


The 30 Day Knitting Challenge - Day 9

Day 9: What fiber or yarn do you love working with?

Hopefully my answer to this one is not too unpredictably boring, but my favorite yarns to work with are any of the squishy-soft, lusciously dyed wools and wool blends from makers such as… 266 more words


Aran Weight Bumble Beanie - a pattern hack

While knitting many and various aran-weight bumble hats, I also tried a few other modifications, in each case these work for single-round stripes (and would work in a single colour too but it may be less striking).  656 more words