Intarsia: A Tale of Two Hearts

This past Friday I bought a book, which inspired me to learn intarsia.  So, Sunday I grabbed some straight 8’s and two colors of worsted weight yarn and dug in with minimal research.  I thought I had this figured out.  Nah, I’ll just skim over another book and see what they have to say, and […]

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Wingspan Scarf: Completed

Yay!  My Wingspan scarf is finally complete!  I actually finished it last week, but I’m still proud of it.  Project details?  Here they are: ·         Size 7 24’’ circular needle ·         DK Weight Yarn, Noro Shiraito, about two skeins ·         Skills needed:  knitting and short rows, slipping stitches purlwise Pretty basic stuff, and if you […]

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Needle Felting

So, as I mentioned in the previous post, I got a needle felting kit.  Included in the kit was cookie cutter in the shape of a butterfly, two felting needles, a block of foam, and instructions.  I also got to choose three small bags of roving to felt with.  The price was only $11.00, and […]

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The Kutztown Folk Festival

Living in the heart of PA Dutch country has some benefits.  Besides our starchy foods, funny “Dutchy” sayings, and farming culture, southeast Pennsylvania has a great crafting heritage.  At the heart of the heritage is the Kutztown Folk Festival in Kutztown, PA.  The festival itself started on June 30, when I went, and runs to […]

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Crafting Overload Weekend

I say that like it’s a bad thing, but it really isn’t.  I had a busy crafting weekend, and I’m going to tell you all about it throughout the week.  Ok, I’ll tell you a little bit.  On Saturday, I found myself awake at 4am.  I tried to fall back asleep for an hour, but […]

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