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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...
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...
Rip and Reboot
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Rip and Reboot

Y’know, some days we are just better off not getting up. I shoulda played hooky today. Instead, first thing, before coffee, I took this picture of my cable in order to start my post with the myster...
Winding Diamonds
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Winding Diamonds

Here’s a pretty sock for those first days of fall, when you want a little warmth on your toes, but not too much. It has to go with work clothes, and those new flats you just love. and the new heels...
Moss Don't Grow
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Moss Don't Grow

I haven’t talked about the moss green shawl in a while, but I have been working on finishing it. Got some done Sunday when Kris came over to knit. It’s really, truly almost done, but it’s at the s...