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Infinity Shawl Test WIP

So I’ve started testing patterns for designers on Ravelry.com. I really enjoy trying new things, and I’ve found that testing provides me with opportunities to try knitting & crocheting things I don’t usually make. 665 more words

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Zomboni Test Knit

Just finished another test knit for Casapinka, Zomboni.

Casapinka’s pattern, Zomboni, is a one-skein shawl, favoring variegated yarns. I wanted this one to be pretty awesome, so I pulled a lovely skein of D… 151 more words


Puzzle me this!

Tryout out the Jigsaw Planet code here – I love to use their puzzle interface to offer sneak peeks of what I’m working on or just lovely wonders I’ve seen around the city. 28 more words


2015 state fair results

It’s been much too long since I have updated my blog, and I thought that getting back into it with a “winning” story would do the trick! 1,221 more words


A better fit

Thank you to all for the thoughtful comments on my last post.  I have not yet replied to them all, but I intend to.  I can see that I struck a chord with many of you, who like me, tend to be conflicted about the trend towards longer patterns. 271 more words


My First Test Knit

I was so excited to be tagged by the amazing Melody Jo Rogers for a test knit this month.  I discovered Melody’s patterns a couple of years ago when I decided to start selling finished items.   609 more words


Sleeves and a test knit

I usually hate knitting sleeves, especially when I’m knitting in the round.  For some unknown reason, I powered through the sleeves for my Laelia cardigan.  Here it is without sleeves two weeks ago: 329 more words