Tag Archives: yarn

Monday Project Report – Socks, Socks and More Socks!

One of my dreams is to one day have a sock drawer full of handmade socks.  I was reading Glenna C.’s blog one day and she wrote about how cool it was to open her sock drawer and see all … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Uhlan Hat

I know, I have not posted in a couple of weeks.  The good news is that usually means that I have work that actually pays me and I am busy supporting my family.  And I was busy for a couple … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – The Beginning Of A Bulky Scrappy Blanket

For this week’s scrap project I turned to my bag of leftover bulky yarns.  After so much time pressured work to finish Xmas presents during the past two months, I was ready for some mindless knitting.  So I decided to … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Bella Mittens & Toothless Hat

I discovered two things this week. First – I LOVE Misti Alpaca Chunky yarn.  It is soft – it is warm – and it is really so pretty knit up. Second – I have to have a pair of Bella … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – A Second Pair of Lettuce Knit Armwarmers

Woo Hoo!!  The Lettuce Knit Armwarmers are done!!!! There are a lot of reasons for me to be excited about this. First – this is (almost) the last Xmas 2012 present I have to make.  (I am still finishing up … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Chip’s Antler (Pine Tree?) Hat

This week’s project was Chip’s new hat.  Chip picked out the pattern – The Antler Hat by Tin Can Knits.  This is a free pattern on Ravelry and part of their Pacific Knits Collection.  They designed a very nice sweater … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Turn A Square Hat

Trying to get much accomplished when three little boys are home for summer vacation is just a silly proposition, but last week I finally pulled out my project bag with a winter hat I had started a couple of months … Continue reading

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Hawk Studio – Faerie Fest

Doing a 3 day show takes alot more than 3 days.  It feels like it takes the full month before it arrives just doing the prep work – making sure you have enough stock, making sure you have your booth/display … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing – Varigations in Skeins

Okay, I know I promised more blog posts than this, but the end of the school year is just running us crazy!!  There was the Community Family Run track meet at the end of the track program . . . … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing – Indigo Is Magic!! – And Oh So Cool!!

Okay, can you tell that I am excited about Indigo? Lets admit it – I am an old hippie who grew up in and stayed ensconced in the blue jean era.  I live in blue jeans when I am not … Continue reading

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