Monthly Archives: February 2016

Designer Quandaries

In November, I started working on a shawl cardigan design in a fingering weight linen yarn.  I have about six inches or so completed and I am pleased with the design so far. But, that timer is telling how long … Continue reading

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Stitches West 2016

Last weekend I attended Stitches West and took a couple of classes.  I went in with the plan that I would take pictures and post all my favorite things, but alas, I got so caught up in looking that I … Continue reading

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Project Bags

Over the weekend I stumbled upon this post on Ravelry with hundreds of comments from people showing off their homemade project bags.  I started “collecting” some of my favorite free designs for future sewing.  They tended to fall into a … Continue reading

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Shaping a Shawl

There are various ways to shape a shawl and I’ve been having fun experimenting with different styles of shaping. I currently have a design that I’ve sent to a publisher for a crescent shaped shawl. Crescents are interesting because there … Continue reading

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I’ve been working on a hat for the #250

I’ve been working on a hat for the #25000tuques project. I learned about the project from the Knitmore Girls Podcast (http://www.knitmoregirlspodcast.com/) and needed a new project for my purse. My hat is just a simple K2, P2 rib in a … Continue reading

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