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Coming Soon(ish)

We had an exciting new development in our home late March- can you guess by the picture? Yep, a new baby will be joining us late November/early December! 409 more words

Knitting

So Far, So Good

During my little foray into singles in March, you might remember that I made this yarn…

It’s 100% Rambouillet dyed by Three Waters Farm in the Quilter’s Magic colorway. 574 more words

Handspinning

Epic Fly Away Blanket

Epic knits. It’s always best to actually plan them but sometimes, they just happen. This was meant to be a beautiful knit, a fun knit, a useful knit, a learning-to-seam knit. 893 more words

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Gradient Green

It can be very hard moving from years of knitting with animal fibres, and knowing their feel, behaviour, and texture, to knitting with plant fibres only. 274 more words

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And so let's jump(er)

I have decided to knit something with slightly more instant gratification than a scarf right now. That is the free pattern Flax Jumper by Tin Can Knits… 239 more words

Highlights: January 2018

Oh my gosh, how is it February first?

January is always a difficult  month for me because 1.) I’m burnt out after the holiday season and 2.) business is SLOW. 495 more words

Off Gauge Guidance : How to knit a Strange Brew sweater at a different gauge

So you’ve chosen a pattern (it’s our Strange Brew colourwork yoke recipe, right?), and you’ve got a lovely bag of perfect yarn…

You made a swatch hat and discovered that you love the yarn, the colourwork patterns you chose are exquisite, and the fabric is LOVELY… but your gauge doesn’t match the pattern gauge (22 sts / 4″ or 5.5 sts / inch). 609 more words

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