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Sneak Peek - I'd Rather Be Cruising!

My latest design; simple, mindless, but super lovely. 2 skeins, 2 colours (and therefore generously sized, no neck kerchief this time!), 2 rows to remember for the body, and 2 rows to remember for the lace. 43 more words

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The Improved Colour Shifting Scarf

I created a second colour shifting scarf for Tanis, and I made some tweaks that I think really improved the design.

I used a 10-dent heddle instead of 12 which greatly improved the drape and allowed me to warp to 80”, which meant that after I cut off the loom waste Tanis was left with a more generous sized scarf at 65” long and about 15” wide. 285 more words

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Casting on ALL of the Sweaters

I have a sweater deadline. This sweater that should have been finished weeks ago… But instead of finishing up said sweater I made sure I cast on the three sweaters I’m planning for me this year, cause that’s important right?

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Celebrating with Sandy

Happy March 1st!

To celebrate the beginning of the month that, sooner or later, heralds the end of winter, I am happy to announce that ‘Sandy is finally ready for release! 272 more words

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that one skein of sock yarn

After the Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair last year, I came home with this one skein of Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply that I just haven’t been able to knit with yet. 155 more words

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FO: Wex

For the third straight year, I’m participating in Tanis Fiber Arts Year in Colour Club. The first pattern of the 2015 club was Wex, which Tanis (rather brilliantly) paired with a rainbow-colored skein of cosmic blue label. 113 more words

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