Coming In February: Free Knit Along

Photo by Surene Palvie on Pexels.com In February I will be releasing a lace shawl pattern that I designed several years ago but never finished the full test knit. It was originally going to be my wedding shawl.  In the end, I didn’t wear a shawl or anything too fancy for my wedding. I did …

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Choosing Yarn For My Next Sweater

Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com When I first began to knit, decades ago, I went for what I could afford, at the shops that were close enough for me to get to. For me, there was no such thing as a local knitting store. My choices were department stores that also sold yarn, hobby …

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Should I Knit Or Should I Not?

Photo by rocknwool on Unsplash So, I have had a running goal of knitting twelve sweaters every year; ever since I started to make that goal, I have in no way come even close to achieving that goal. I thought I was more on track this year when I completed four sweaters in February, all …

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Projects Check-In

photo unsplash.com So, I haven't been doing that much knitting this month. I did finish the one short-sleeved top based on Knitatude's Stockinette Beginner's Raglan. (not an affiliate link) I used Hobbii's Fluffy Day XL yarn (not an affiliate link). You will see that the pattern calls for Super Bulky yarn and the Fluffy Day …

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Let’s Talk Knitting Patterns for A Sec

Photo by Nynne Schrøder on Unsplash I received three knit kits over the holidays. Three different summery shirts if I remember correctly. Yeah, I am not sure which ones I received...although I know where the yarn is. The yarn is bagged and the bag is marked with the intended pattern. I also followed Knitatude and …

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Knitting Challenge For Myself This Year

Photo by Ekaterina Krusanova on Unsplash For the holidays, I asked for sock knitting books. (I actually have a stash of sock yarn that I snatched up years ago when I decided I needed to learn to knit socks the second, no, maybe the third time--do you know that sock yarn does not count as …

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