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Flexibility is key when crafting for Christmas

I love a list, but my list of Christmas gifts to make changes so often that it’s more of a guideline that a ‘must do’. 393 more words


Borne on the Waves has been, well, born!

Finally, finally, finally.  Some five years after I made the first prototype, the pattern for Borne on the Waves has been released.

Well, kinda.  It’s a Mystery Knit-Along (MKAL), which means that it’s being released in sections (commonly called “clues”), and right now, the only thing you can get is the planning packet, with materials, gauge info, abbreviations, and general pattern notes.  125 more words


Yarn Sales? YARN SALES!

Since I just recently started knitting (September of this year) I’m still learning about the ins and outs of yarn purchases. What I do know is that the yarn I usually get from Michaels (the only local craft store in my area) is not as nice (also the price is very expensive) as the yarn I get from say.. 470 more words


Indie Gift-A-Long day 4


Days past super fast…But you have until friday to get a pattern with 25% discount!!!

Today I going to talk about the designer who put this event together. 188 more words


Baby Knitting

I’ve been knitting since I was about 12, when I taught myself the knit stitch out of a book.  For the first few years of my knitting career, I knitted exclusively through the back loop, and didn’t know about knitting through the front loop until I was confronted with the knitting direction of kfb (knit in front and back of stitch) in a pattern I was working on.   314 more words


Indie Design Gift-a-Long 2015

Something big is happening on Ravelry, the 3rd annual Indie Design Gift-a-Long!  The Gift-a-Long (GAL), a collaboration of 335 independent knit and crochet designers, features a week-long sale and a knit-a-long/crochet-a-long (KAL/CAL) through the end of the year.   250 more words


Why MHK with the TKGA?

Ok – so, if you know what the abbreviations MHK and TKGA stand for without me telling you, you’re already in a particular group of people who are wildly focused on knitting.   289 more words