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Knitting the Colors of Lake Tahoe: A Quick Winter Knit & Free Pattern!

Did you know that Zen Yarn Garden dyed a selection of yarn in Tahoe-based colors exclusively for The Knitting Nest? We absolutely love these colors, and recently knit up this Cherry Garcia cowl using only one skein of the Zen Yarn Garden cashmere. 50 more words

Tahoe Knitting Nest

Mitt Madness

My son has a beautiful Maine Coon tuxedo cat. The family joke is that she controls the weather.

The cold weather and previous snow storms had already launched me into some serious mitt knitting, but this week’s storm really pushed me into mitt knitting overdrive.   679 more words

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adventures in Sockland - part 1

Aventures au pays des chaussettes – 1ère partie

I had planned to do a single post on my recent adventures (and misadventures) with socks, but there was too much so I cut it in three pieces, to be shared across the coming week. 1,094 more words

Patterns

Cold weather ready: socks and indoor plants

The October 2015 Socks are done!

If you are interested in the history of these socks, here are the related posts:

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Baby Dress

I started a “baby dress” for a friend’s baby, although I don’t think it will be finished in time. I really like it though! I used… 65 more words

For Baby

The Yarn Warrior

Last night I knitted like crazy and got my Reyna shawl (by Noora Laivola) finished. I wet blocked it overnight (hoping that sleeping kitties won’t notice it…) and this morning I took it outside to the garden swing to finish it up while I was watering the lawn. 646 more words

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Crawling Along the Rockies...

It’s been a while since my last post. It has been really busy: more doctor appointments, a new drug (CellCept) to adjust to, and an infection that just refuses to die no matter how many antibiotics I swallow. 742 more words

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