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The Christmas sweater that almost wasn't....

Or, “It takes a village to knit a sweater.”

In keeping with the trend of posting Christmas knitting way after the fact (and what better way to celebrate Christmas goodness than to talk about it a few weeks before Halloween the year  911 more words


Purchase for a new project!

I have just bought some more wool.

Well when you know what you want for a project and you find it is on sale at a reduced price; what do you do? 316 more words


New Venture & Knocking Knees ...

They do say that you are never too old to experience new things. Well I certainly hope that this is true!

For several months I have been contemplating joining the happy band of knitting podcasters on that massive platform known as You Tube. 316 more words


Yarn Shop Love: Morris and Sons

Living in a tropical location is awesome, but one of the downsides is the lack of yarn shops. We have two craft stores but not much in terms of specialty shops. 161 more words


How To Soften Acrylic Yarn

Since I’m mostly a Charity Crafter and acrylic is preferred, I talk a lot about washing before donating to soften the inexpensive acrylics. Basically, I just treat it like laundry but I get questions all the time about the specifics of my method. 9 more words


Things are starting to get REAL

My weekend was rough. During which I realized a few things about myself.

  • That OCD thing my family accuses me of might not  be as far off as I believe…
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A little reminder that today is Buy British Day and of course that includes all that beautiful British yarn!

‘If there’s one thing Britain has lots of, it’s rolling green countryside. 193 more words