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A tale of two Starmores

I’ve started knitting my Malin pullover.  The two swatches really helped, but I still had some finagling to do to get individual stitches in that ribbing section to flow smoothly into the body.  That was actually a fun challenge!  The … Continue reading

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Planned Malin modifications

The Malin sweater is knit with an Aran weight yarn.  I wanted to knit it using Alice Starmore’s Bainin yarn, since that’s the yarn it was designed for.  I had about half a skein of Bainin yarn left over from … Continue reading

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Finished travel/TV project

Last week, I finished that cute little Guernsey that started as a travel project.  It was a joy to knit!  Evelyn

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Finished baby hoodie

This morning I put the finishing touches (buttons) on the baby hoodie that had been hibernating due to my running out of yarn.  As I told you here, I ordered some more, but the dye lot was different and I … Continue reading

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Baa-ble hats

Donna Smith designed the cutest hat for the 2015 Shetland Wool Week annual festival.  It’s called the Baa-ble Hat and it’s so adorable nearly 10,000 of them have been made by knitters all over the world.  I wanted to make … Continue reading

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Travel project

We traveled to New Jersey over the weekend for two family get-togethers.  I’m a Jersey Girl at heart, born and raised there.  We only came to Virginia in 2006.  I spent the first half of my life in North Jersey … Continue reading

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The baby hoodie

When we got back from our Christmas traveling, the new skeins of yarn for the baby hoodie WIP were waiting for me.  The new skeins are a different dye lot and are darker than the original yarn.  I’ll have to … Continue reading

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