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How to work japanese short rows – The Blog – US/UK


What are your thoughts on short rows?  There are several methods, to be sure.  Sooo . . . what’s your favorite???  To work short rows is a basic skill every knitter should have. This technique is good for a multitude of … Continue reading

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Knitting Chart Symbols


Wowzers . . . 12 pages of knitting chart symbols!  (I need to print this out) Many thanks to Knittingfool.com  The Knittingfool.com Knitting Chart Symbols is a listing of knitting symbols collected from a large collection of knitting books and … Continue reading

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Sharing from: 52 Weeks of Free Dishcloth Patterns from KnitPicks.com


I love ‘take-along’, almost mindless knitting.  And, dishclothes pretty much fit the bill. This first pattern I am sharing has to be one of my very, very favorites. It uses slip stitches to make up this visually delightful (and very sturdy, I might … Continue reading

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My Version of The Beekeeper’s Quilt – In Progress


I just love this pattern for ‘The Beekeepers Quilt’! by Tiny Owl Knits.    Here is a link where you can take a look at and purchase the PDF pattern. (Well worth the fee. I RARELY ever shell out $$$ … Continue reading

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Knitting Needles and Tools Reviewed


This is a very informative article.  I do believe that if you do your homework, it will definitely be to your advantage when working with different types of yarn. “Much of the mystery of splitty yarns lies not in the yarn but … Continue reading

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I Have Been Absent, of Late . . .


True confessions.  I don’t know exactly why it is, but, I just have not been taking the time to blog as much as I would like to, or used to anyway.  Maybe because I just don’t feel inspired enough???  Or, heaven forbid, … Continue reading

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How to Find Time to Knit & Finish In-Progress Knitting (and/or crochet) Projects


I know, I don’t make enough time and/or effort . . . This is a fabulous article!!!  The number one tip:  STOP BUYING NEW YARN! My second favorite . . . 3.  Frog the projects you’re not into. Please, follow … Continue reading

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Pippin’s Flower Petals – YouTube


I have been trying to find this video tutorial for literally weeks!  In it you are shown how to make the perfect little flower embellishments.  I have wanted to try this technique on something…  anything!  But for the life of me, couldn’t … Continue reading

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My First Attempt at Knitting a Sweater! (Progress)


I am pretty excited about this project!  My first attempt at something wearable.  I was a good girl and made a swatch first.  😛 Free Knitting Pattern: Classic Sparkling Sweater Lion Brand® Vanna’s Sequins Pattern #: L20329 Rating: 5.0 (based on 1 review) … Continue reading

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How to Stitch a Hat: Calculating How Many Stitches to Cast On


I came across this link from Craftsy.com  in my facebook feed this morning.  I thought it so full of useful information I just have to share!  I am only giving you the high-lights, so be sure to click the links … Continue reading

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