Birthday Yarn

Now, please note, my birthday isn’t until October, but my aunt and uncle recently moved, and rather misplace my gift during their transition, my aunt chose to give it to me while she knew where it was.  She gave me some BEAUTIFUL birthday yarn. The yarn is by Leading Men Fiber Arts, and I made […]

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Bad Dog

It finally happened.  Sputnik, my almost nine month old puppy, got into my one knitting storage chest and got at a skein of Lopi Einband yarn that I needed to use on my Faroese shawl that I work from time to time.  Bad dog. I can understand why Sputnik went after it:  it’s wool!  It […]

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Dog v. Yarn and Something Cool

The battle of Dog v. Yarn is getting better.  Sputnik is still curious about what I’m doing with string, but has learned, with the back up with a spray bottle, that yarn is a not a toy.  I’ve also been sticking to synthetic fibers as not to entice his nose with natural ones.  That’s another […]

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My First Sweater: A Look Back

See that person up there?  Yup, that’s me, modeling the first sweater that I ever knit.  I wore it yesterday, actually, on the recommendation of someone said that I should. So, here’s a look back at my first sweater.  It’s Pattern 13 in the Noro: Catwalk 2 book by Jenny Watson. I am often afraid […]

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WUL Stash UFO: One Row Lace Scarf

UFO-Unfinished Object for those not accustomed to knitting lingo. I am using some of the yarn that I got from the WUL stash dive is being turned into Norwegian knitter turvid’s One Row Lace Scarf Pattern, which is free over on her blog, which hasn’t been updated in a long time.  Still, the pattern is […]

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3 Stash Diving Lessons Learned

I need to face it; I have a large yarn stash.  I think all knitters do, really. Lately, for inspiration, I’ve diving through my stash to get ideas.  It’s been a good exercise to find things that I had initially forgot about, really.  I tend to grab yarn from same bin right beside my spot […]

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