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Fridays with Franklin: Get Shorty

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My first idea is seldom my best idea.

I started my three-part… 1,090 more words

Fridays With Franklin

Gloves Gone Wild on a Short Row Vacation

In between swatching some of my stash yarns to decide what I want to create with them, I tried out a pair of gloves from Jennifer Dassau’s book, … 384 more words

Year of Socks: April

Work in Progress

I had this mad idea that I would rush these and get them finished in March, but, between other WIPs and being ill, my BOB socks proceeded in fits and starts, mostly on bus and car journeys (socks are such a good travel project). 300 more words


Adding Short Rows to Yoke Sweaters

I’ve previously discussed on this blog why you might want to add short rows to raise the back neck of a yoke sweater.  If you’re sold on the idea, you might be wondering, how do I do that? 572 more words

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Year of Socks: February

Work in Progress

I took the full month to work on these socks as I wanted to finish my Threipmuir sweater, and Rattan shawl. Then I was seduced into casting on my Lanes cardigan. 287 more words


The Forever Shawl Is Complete

Of course the name of the shawl is not really the Forever Shawl. I just named it that because I started it back in summertime and here we are in February and it’s finally knit, blocked and photographed. 332 more words

Pattern Release --- Wooly Wings

Take flight with Wooly Wings!

Long and shallow, this shawl looks like spread wings. The unique shape of this shawl is achieved with short rows. Worked from the bottom up, Wooly Wings starts with a short section of stockinette brioche, then the first pair of wings is worked in garter stitch followed by a lace and cable pattern. 311 more words