Author Archives: Dona

Fractal Spun Fun

Typically fractal spun yarn is produced by dividing a long braid of roving in half lengthwise. One half is kept intact, while the subsequent piece is divided once again and perhaps in half yet again. The 1st half is spun … Continue reading

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Reverse Magic

Are you a spinner? Have you ever bought some roving because the colors looked so beautiful only to find the finished yarn to be a big disappointment because the colors just didn’t work together? This happened to me recently, but … Continue reading

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Bunnies!!

A few weeks ago, I stopped in at our neighborhood hardwear store. I had a melt down when I walked in and saw some baby bunnies for sale… They were tiny and fluffy and so dang cute! That night, I … Continue reading

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The Godswood of Winterfell Shawl

My first KAL is over! I have mixed emotions. SO fun to host a KAL with so many wonderful knitters, yet I’m so excited that it’s over and I can finally show everyone the completed shawl! If you love it … Continue reading

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DIY Hat Manikin

Looking for a fun and inexpensive way to display your hat? I have lots of knit hats and It’s fun to admire them even when the weather is warm. I’ve thought about purchasing a manikin head, but they are fairly … Continue reading

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The Godswood of Winterfell MKAL

I’m excited announce my new Mystery KAL! For those of you who are not familiar with the term, KAL stands for Knit-A-Long. Simply put, its a group of knitters who connect via the internet (or even face to face!) and … Continue reading

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Fixing a Mistake in Cabled Knitting

Oh No! I’ve made a mistake in my Cabled Knitting project! And it’s 4 rows back!     Now what?? I’ve held my cable needle to the front instead of the back! It’s not as difficult as you may think to … Continue reading

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Aiden’s Latte Baby Coat

Every Grandparent thinks that their little one is the cutest. I guess I’m no exception to that rule… As a knitter, I’m always looking for something that I can make for my grandson, but let’s face it, sometimes it can … Continue reading

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Making a “Boy” American Girl Doll

If you have followed my blog, then you are aware that I now have a Grandson. He’s almost a year and a half now. He is my main excuse for the shortage of posts. That boy can keep me busy … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope you have a wonderful Turkey Day! I’m looking forward to a traditional feast with my family this Thanksgiving! We will be in my daughters new house. We aren’t quite done with the renovations yet. And they have not … Continue reading

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