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Finished Yarn

I haven’t been making much of anything lately. I’ve been organizing the family work room (M still says he won’t use it at all but it’s where the computer is so…) My sewing machines aren’t accessible and everything is packed

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Fornjot Mini Shawl Thing

You know, I think I should check my gauge more often when knitting shawls. I pretty much never bother to because gauge isn’t as critical with those items as it can be for something that has to fit the body

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For the Knitworthy

I gave my sister a combo birthday-housewarming-Christmas gift this year but I still wanted to give her something to unwrap at Christmas. So I got her champagne gummy bears! Seriously, I did. But I also knit her a little something.

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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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