Tag Archives: Knitting

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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Is There Fiber in a Pumpkin?

Well there may not be a lot of fiber in a typical pumpkin, but there is lots in my little pumpkin patch! I’ve been having some fun knitting up a few of these cute stuffed ones. I looked at several … Continue reading

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Chunky Baby Hat Pattern

I’ve has some requests for the Baby Hat pattern I used for my Grandson’s hat in my previous post.  It’s just a very simple basic hat. I tried to find a pattern that would work with the yarn I had, … Continue reading

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Fixing the Gap When Knitting in the Round

Today woke up cold and windy, so it’s a good day to stay inside! I have several projects in the works, so I really don’t mind at all. I’ve got some Roasted Lentils in the oven… I finished up another … Continue reading

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Knitting Gauge Tip!

The other day I was riding with some friends on our way to a spinning group. I was in the back seat starting a new knitting project. Only problem was, I needed to check my gauge. Naturally I had nothing … Continue reading

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Lace Collection – Book Review

I had an opportunity to review “Lace Collection for Knitting” from Design Originals. As always, I like to feature a finished object from one of the patterns in any book I review. I started out with the mitts presented on … Continue reading

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How to Add Interest on a Quick Knit

A while back I posted about a vest and hat that I made from some of my hand spun yarn. Today I want to show you how I used some of  that same yarn to create a pair of fingerless … Continue reading

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Finished Game of Thrones KAL !

I have completed my Game of Thrones KAL. For those of you who don’t know a KAL is a Knit-A-Long. Typically done as a mystery, each week a clue (or section of the pattern) is sent out. So you never … Continue reading

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Intarsia Craftsy Class Review

I recently took on another class offered by Craftsy. This one is called Next Steps in Intarsia (w/ Anne Berk) taught by Anne Berk. The main reason for wanting to take this class was to learn how to work Intarsia in … Continue reading

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Spinning from Batts

Spinning from a Batt is a bit different than when you spin from roving. Typically the fibers are less aligned and therefor the finished yarn has a more “artsy” appearance. A Batt is created using a Drum Carder. The carder … Continue reading

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