Monthly Archives: July 2013

Just In Case

Found this in my stash, just in case I don’t have enough yarn for my Lila Shawl. I think it will complement nicely if needed. Might make a lovely edging at the very least.

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3,510 Stitches

I chose a lace wrap pattern called “Lila” from Ravelry for my gift yarn. This is what 3,510 stitches looks like. This may take a while, but it is that much longer I will get to fondle my beautiful yarn.

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A Gift of Yarn

A very dear friend brought me this beautiful yarn after she took a trip to Austin, Texas. It is cashmere and is begging me to make it into lace, so the pattern search is on!

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Crisis Resolved

Only had to take back three rows. Yay!!

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Aaackkk.. broken strand of yarn on the edge of a beloved hand knit sweater! I am threading a cable through the stitches in hope that I can unravel a row or two and refinish the edge.

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Bag Lady

I must be becoming a bag lady. My next project is a bag to be felted. I am using more yarn from Green Mountain Spinnery, this time a grey wool called Yarn Over. They take the leftover bits and spin … Continue reading

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Blocking Fair Isle

Have to love blocking something knitted in the round. Hope the other side looks good too!

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Slow but steady.  Trying to decide what type handles will best complement this design. Funny, after being so outspoken about becoming a tote, the yarn is not making suggestions. Hmmm..

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Fair Isle

When I ordered this yarn, I had a surplice style sweater in mind and spent a lot of time planning just that. However, once the yarn arrived, it told me (in that way only yarn can) that it really preferred … Continue reading

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Organic Cotton Yarn

One of my favorite yarns is Cotton Comfort, an organic cotton-fine wool blend from the Green Mountain Spinnery. I was able to purchase a number of skeins on sale in beautiful Leaf green along with a few skeins in light … Continue reading

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