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Frolic - 2016 Edition

How much do I love the Knitter’s Frolic?  I posted last year after attending what was my first Frolic, the knitting event hosted by the Toronto Knitter’s Guild.   366 more words

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Bombs Away

I mentioned I really want to get my new shawl done by May 7, right? Well, I’ve been making pretty awesome progress on it. The thing consists of five striped sections and five lace sections. 509 more words

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Beware of Heirlooms

Advice for a new knitter:
When choosing a pattern, look for ones that have words such as “simple,” “basic,” and “easy.”
If you see the words “intriguing,” “challenging,” or “intricate,” look elsewhere. 55 more words

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If you're stuck on a project...

It’s okay to be stuck on a project. Move on to something else, appreciate that WIP for what it is, and eventually you’ll find yourself getting un-stuck! 11 more words

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The Yarn Harlot Speaks

Have you ever had an experience that was so fantastic, so true and honest, that it speaks to you right at your core? That it leaves you feeling high afterward? 758 more words

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Well That Was Very Lucky Indeed

The other day I came across a blog post by one of my favourite knitters, Yarn Harlot. It was fortuitous and almost a little ominous that I read * 484 more words

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Wash Day

Thursday afternoon I washed my hand knits. It was something I had been fantasizing about for the past two weeks.

 I filled the bathtub up with about three inches of lukewarm water and then started adding my knits. 363 more words

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