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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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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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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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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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Halfway There

Almost half done with my sons afghan. The colors make me think of the lake on a stormy day. I will keep plugging away and it will be finished eventually. Hopefully sooner rather than later..

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Fair Isle Mittens

Inspired by my trip to Colorado (25 degrees), I am officially ready for cold weather. Knit with Lornas Laces Shepherd Sock yarn using patterns from Colorwork Creations by Susan Anderson-Freed. Slightly improvised (I can’t help myself, I have to fiddle … Continue reading

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Holey Heels!

Holes in the heels of my stash socks and a darner I am not. So I bought these.. ..and now have this. No holes (that you can see) and no darning. Woo hoo, I am ready for winter!  

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Lace Knitting

Instead of finishing my UFOs as I promised myself, I frogged an almost completed crochet tablecloth and knitted a Pi tablecloth (pattern is for a shawl by Wendy Johnson of wendyknits.net). It went pretty quickly but I was in the … Continue reading

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UFOs

I am taking a break from my swatches to work on some unfinished projects. I have a pair of stash socks started for Bob the Builder (formerly known as hubby) that I would like to finish before the weather gets … Continue reading

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