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Harris Tweed Jacket

In a desperate effort to reduce the size of my fabric stash, I decided it was time to use my second cut of Harris tweed. Yeah, the hand woven, expensive, wool stuff from Scotland. I went through my patterns and

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Thebe Cowl-Shawl Thingy

I just checked and I finished this in August. I got pictures last week… This is the second installment from the 2018 Ysolda Teague shawl club. No, I haven’t knit the first installment yet. I was too busy when it

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Yarny Stuff

I have a knitting project and a sewing project to get pictures of. I seriously love both of them but modeling them… Ugh. But yarn doesn’t need modeling! First up is some handspun. I’ve scoured the interwebs looking for the

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Summer Shawl

For the second year in a row I’ve made a shawl just in time for Summer with the expectation that it would be lovely for chilly night. Then, the chilly nights failed to materialize. I did use it on the

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Working Through Precious Fabric 3

Hey! I’m looking to the right! Probably because we’re on a boat and there’s a lot of people and I don’t want to look at them. I know for a fact that I feel totally self conscious in these pictures.

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Working Through Precious Fabric 2

As I was editing these pictures, I realized I look to my left a lot. It isn’t even a “good side” thing. It just happens that way. If there’s sunlight, I turn my face to it as if I was

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Working Through Precious Fabric 1

I decided last Spring that I was going to use up my special fabrics. The St James ponte from Mood (coming up soon; well, one of them). The Liberty of London that I bought two years ago at Liberty of

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