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Memorial Day 2015

For those of you not in the US, today is Memorial Day. We’re supposed to honor our troops, but it also marks the unofficial start of summer. 256 more words


Knitting Expat Podcast - Episode 11 - Gecko Alert!

Hello everyone … welcome to the eleventh episode of the Knitting Expat Podcast … I’m hoping for this to be a way for me to get more involved with the online knitting community … so please do get in touch … I’d love to hear from you … so far I’ve been loving the interaction with other knitters from around the world that this new avenue has opened up to me … come join the fun … 689 more words



I’ve been going through my stash of ready to ship items and discovered a few that I’d never listed.  I now present to you – Watercolors.   110 more words


Turns Out I Just Wanted Socks.

Why is this surprising to me (or anyone)?

At my LYS last Thursday I browsed the shelves looking for inspiration and I came across a couple of interesting skeins of yarn. 310 more words


#FreeYourSkeins2015 Day 139: 'Clincher' by Ash Kearns

Keep that scarf snug

The ‘Clincher’ pattern by Ash Kearns is the crochet version of her popular knitted version of the same design. Versatile and practical, it’s a great way to showcase variegated yarns. 66 more words


Sockupied, Part One

I will be the first to admit…I love sock yarn! Currently, I’m addicted to all the pretty yarn that the indie dyers post on Instagram! And I love casting on a new pair of socks! 169 more words


WIP: A Pair of Socks (Part II)

It still remains a mystery to me how I accomplished the turning of the heel on these socks, but I did it.  I only had to make minor modifications to the first row in the pattern.   315 more words