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...
Distract-Yarn
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Distract-Yarn

Main Entry: dis·trac·tionFunction: nouna : Diversion of the attention b : Mental derangementc : Extreme mental or emotional disturbance; obsession I realized just now (ok, hey, I’m a late starter)...
Sculling
accessories

Sculling

Sculling is a cowl design in three sizes, two of which can be knit with 400 yards or less of fingering weight yarn. The fabric is light and lofty with both openwork and deep texture to make it a st...
Horn of Plenty Cowl
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Horn of Plenty Cowl

It’s my first pattern release of the new year! I wanted to start the year off strong with an eye-catching colorwork piece. After bingeing Emily in Paris and seeing the high fashion accessories feat...
Brokebottom Hollow
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Brokebottom Hollow

I might have mentioned before that my husband adores handknit socks. He wears them exclusively all winter long. I’m pretty sure that if he’s not wearing handknit, he’s barefoot. Actually, he wears...
The Magic of Special Yarn
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The Magic of Special Yarn

Yards of baby spice fingering yarn; yummm. While I was at it this week, I also spun some sock yarn to get ready for the ManSock marathon. It’s a blend from a local producer, of fiber from her mo...
Wheel Of Fortune
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Wheel Of Fortune

3 years ago, if asked about handspinning, I would say, “who the heck would want to spin their own yarn?” That is, if I could stop laughing long enough to say it. I had just moved from NYC, where t...