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Knitting For Me!

I finished these in August but it took me until last weekend to get pictures. It’s been so hot out until recently that I felt a little silly posing in a wooly hat and mitts. Of course, I forgot all

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Worth the Pain

Two years ago, I knit a tank top out of linen. It was a painful experience. I won’t go over it again. But that tank top! I’ve tried a silk-wool tank top before and it got frogged. Itchy against my

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Shawls Totally Work for Summer

Even in wool like this one. It was warm when we took the pictures and I felt fine (except for when M had me face the Sun and I had to try not to squint but that has nothing to

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Lacy Cable Legwarmers Pattern

I knew if I didn’t get this pattern written up as fast as possible, I would never share it. So here it is. I would have loved to make it a beautiful downloadable pdf file but this will have to

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Project Run & Play – It’s All About That Place

The making has been slow going and I’ve been skipping a lot of sew alongs like Kids Clothes Week. But I will still work to fit Project Run & Play in. The new season is starting and this week’s theme

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She Needed a Hat

Or not because her dad bought her a cute one. But I wanted to knit one with matching mittens (nope, not knit yet) and I had this pretty blue Cascade yarn. And I’ve been wanting to knit the Side Slip

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Handspun Unleaving Scarf

I’ve been trying to use up some of my yarn stash. It’s verrry slow going.  My handspun yarns are a special challenge.  I want patterns that will use up very last inch, especially when I love the yarn as much as

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