Houndstooth Fabric slouchy Hat Knitting Pattern with button
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Natty Cap

  For a project that I thought of as strictly catch as catch can, this sure got finished quickly. I mean, it’s not like I go around my coffee for hours every morning (or even one hour)—I've really ...
Field and Shore
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Field and Shore

Back in the winter, when I published my Dock and Cabin cardigan pattern, my good friend Nancy said that she wanted a blanket pattern with all the same textures. Funny thing was, I already had it in...
Violet
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Violet

When we originally scheduled the release of this pretty eyelet cardigan—Violet—we were thinking that March is the month when we begin seeing the tiny spring flowers. While a crocus or two has turn...
Objet D'Arte
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Objet D'Arte

I am really happy with the blue shawl so far, too! It IS my own design; I made one last year in a smooth merino fingering yarn, gave it to my mom, and kept notes to write a pattern “later." (Show...
Persnickety Persistence Pays Off
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Persnickety Persistence Pays Off

For a while there, I thought everyone had lost interest in the mystery cable contest. I know I was getting worried about running out of clues . . . but then Persnickety Knitter handed in a truly in...
I am the Wool Pig
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I am the Wool Pig

First I just need to answer a question from Persnickety Knitter, who asked what size needles I am using for the trekking XXL. Well, to make a short story long, I customize my socks a bit because my...
Cable Redux
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Cable Redux

I ripped the cable back and am reworking the part I did wrong. I didn’t have to pull the whole thing out, thank heavens. I think that really truly I am on my way with it now. And yes, Debbie, for t...
Knitter's Block
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Knitter's Block

The moss shawl is done! I finished the bind-off last night. I wanted to get it done before class yesterday, but I couldn’t. So it sat half-done for hours, on the last leg of it’s knitting. It came ...
Cable Cobbler
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Cable Cobbler

This morning I opened my eyes to a familiarly funny kind of light in the room. And that sound . . . The sky was a dense color. The sound was wet. When I looked out the back porch window, I saw: Se...