Category Archives: Knitting

Winter Crochet

My grandson started college in Colorado last fall. It is snowy and cold there, so he requested a long blue and gray scarf. I found a simple crochet pattern that is reversible, appearing blue on one side and gray on … Continue reading

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Earrings? Or Stitch Markers?

Some one asked me why I was knitting with earrings. These are hands down the nicest stitch markers I have ever used. They are from Miss Babs Fiber. And they do look like cute little earrings.

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How Not To Felt

Lesson learned: do not put a towel in the washer to assist in the felting process. You will be picking pieces of terry cloth out of your knitting for HOURS!!

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Amanda’s Squatty Sidekick

I chose a felted bag since I have only one skein of wool to work with. The pattern is Amanda’s Squatty Sidekick, available free from Interweave.

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WAL Project Beginnings

My daughter brought home a lovely skein of 100% wool from her trip to Ireland this past summer. She knows her mother well!

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Wool Along

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Kate Davies Designs Sheep Heid Hat

All done with my sheep heid hat! Many thanks to Kate Davies for all the inspiration and beautiful designs!

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Which Buttons???

Here is my first ever Baby Surprise Jacket. My dilemma is I don’t want to go shopping for buttons. These are the closest matches I have. I would really like grey but don’t have any on hand.. So pink or … Continue reading

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Friends With Yarn

I was in Dallas last week visiting my knitter friend. She was cleaning her stash and brought me a bag of yarn. I am starting a summer tee with this cotton-acrylic blend. The colors are very “me”.

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Fingerless Mitts

Just finished a pair of fingerless mitts to wear with the lace shawl I knit last year. Now I can knit in the car and still be warm. I used a merino-mulberry silk blend from my stash. I don’t remember … Continue reading

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