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Why I love blocking

Can you imagine trying to pick up stitches or sew seams on this mess? Ahhh!  That’s better! Almost done with Heather’s Twigs and Willows.  Should have it finished by the end of the week!  Just button bands, (find and) sew … Continue reading

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My “Grandpa”

Back in April, I started knitting myself a sweater, the Grandpa Cardigan by Joji Locatelli.  I totally love it!  Just my thing – lots of cables!  and I’m knitting it in one of my favorite yarns, Madelinetosh Tosh DK.  It’s … Continue reading

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Final update on the experiment!!

You remember my experiment – modifying the gorgeous Norah Gaughan design, Nightingale, to fit my 3-year-old granddaughter.  If you’re just joining me now, you can read the saga here, here, and here.   Basically, it was going along beautifully until I … Continue reading

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Worked like a charm!

and only took me half an hour for each side. Before doing anything, I secured the stitches that I didn’t want to unravel.  The stitches for the front of the sweater are on the red stitch holder and I used … Continue reading

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Something else just for me!

A couple years ago, Craftsy had a clearance on Madelinetosh Tosh DK yarn.  I love that yarn.  It’s 100% Merino wool, all the colors have incredible depth and it’s easy to work with.  I’d made sweaters and Milos for Logan … Continue reading

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Another update on my experiment

Well, it’s a mixed bag . . . On the plus side, all the knitting is done!  The emblem looks phenomenal.  It was a blast to knit and turned out gorgeous.   I love the purple for this, by the way; … Continue reading

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An experiment

I bought the winter issue of pompom magazine because I fell in love with Norah Gaughan’s designs and she’s the guest editor for this edition.  Her Nightingale design is featured on the cover.   She chose woman warrior for the theme … Continue reading

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