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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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Progress: Knitting a Blanket of Many Colors


I believe my Blanket is about 3/4’s of the way done.  I am somewhat surprised at the progress I have made, and then wonder, why???  Haha…I have been on vacation all this last week.  Many more hours to devote to … Continue reading

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I Want ALL the Yarn! ♥


via Karma – YouTube.  Norah Gaughan describes Karma, one of Berroco’s new yarns for Spring 2013.  It’s only 32 seconds long.  You’ve got that, dont’ you??? “Dyed in a range of softly shaded hues, the intriguing mesh construction of this … Continue reading

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Ravelry: Wingspan pattern by maylin Tri’Coterie Designs


Ravelry: Wingspan pattern by maylin Tri’Coterie Designs. So . . . I have pretty much mastered short rows.  I would so love to make one of these!  Now, to find the ‘perfect’ yarn . . . hopefully, it’s hidden somewhere … Continue reading

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Adventures in Yarntopia . . .


I have been diligently working on a new shawl/triangle scarf.  It is nearly finished!  But I can’t show it to you until then. It rests on the edge of the dining table in between working sessions.  My five year-old grandson … Continue reading

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Finally. Completed Crochet Neckerchief, in Leaf Green


I am very happy to have finally completed this beautiful neckerchief.  Of course, I had to put my own finish on the pattern with a fabulous ruffle.  I think it finishes it off very well.  I had contemplated putting some … Continue reading

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My Etsy . . . Still further along on my quest to destash


The more I look into my total yarn stash, the higher my anxiety level gets!  Must. Get. Under. Control. So, in another attempt, I am starting to list some lots of yarns in my Etsy shop, because,  I will never, … Continue reading

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The Walt Painted Chevron Baby Blanket | fibre space


And another beauty found on my quest to the perfect knit chevron . . . The pattern can be found here:  The Walt Painted Chevron Baby Blanket | fibre space.

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Javajem’s: Chevron Scarf


I have been seriously looking for the perfect chevron pattern for some yarn I have stashed.  Has anyone worked with this yarn before?         Javajem’s: Chevron Scarf.

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TECHknitting: The ball winder–a useful tool, especially with long color repeat yarns


I found this website today which has a plethora of useful information! Case in point, I have been looking for one more good reason  to purchase a ball-winder.  I have recently seen one put to good use in a video tutorial … Continue reading

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