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planning a cardi when you have to combine yarns

At the Spinners’ Weekend I was given this handspun Blue Texel. It’s from the same batch that I’m still busy spinning mine. The person who had spun this did not enjoy knitting with it and gave it to me as a present. 684 more words


Making It Stripe and Making It Fit

Iwona just finished up a full length example of the Noro Striped Scarf we are making in the Magical Striped Scarf Workshop and it is so awesome I think I might  steal it. 412 more words

Classes And Events

Yoking it in . . .

The point of knitting a sweater when body and two sleeves join together , when all that is left is the yoke, then the sweater is nearly done. 248 more words

Trail Knitting

Sweater Lovin'

I am a sweater knitter.

Sam recently came out in her love of sock knitting so I thought to do the same. Sweaters are my favorite knitting project. 865 more words


"It's Too Short!"

Sometimes you find that a child or grandchild grew taller without growing much wider!  The long sleeves of the sweater you lovingly knit that once fit perfectly now end several inches or centimeters above the wrist.  391 more words


Transforming Plain to Stylish for Valentine's Day

Every Valentine’s Day I give Thor something I’ve designed and knit with him in mind.  I felt I had to make up for his birthday sweater out of yarn that quickly pilled miserably.  406 more words


Vintage-inspired Diamond Lace Sweater Pattern

As promised in a previous post, the pattern for this Vintage inspired sweater in Rowan Felted Tweed DK is now available to buy as a pdf download in three sizes (34, 36, 38in) from Loveknitting.com via this link:  8 more words

Garments And Cushions