Origin Modern Deco Yarn
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Origin Modern Deco Yarn

Modern Deco is a luxurious blend of combed targhee wool and tencel. It is available in a luscious 3-Ply sport blend and a 2-ply lace blend. This smooth fiber is known for the glorious sheen and dra...
Birnam Wood Wrap
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Birnam Wood Wrap

This cozy wrap is the sibling to the Dovecote Shawl. the repeating theme of simple diamond motifs is played once again here. First, in a straightforward direction, then changing to a crosswise form...
Spring LAL: Featured Designs & Yarns
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Spring LAL: Featured Designs & Yarns

The spring season is upon us - why not celebrate with a lace project and your favorite natural wool? This time of renewal is perfect to gain some inspiration and refresh your knitting skills. Grab ...
What To Do When You Can't Get Gauge
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What To Do When You Can't Get Gauge

Even the most experienced knitters can have trouble getting gauge. The needle size listed on any yarn label is a very loose guide that acts as a starting place. For any given pattern, you might nee...
Dyeing for Something Special
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Dyeing for Something Special

About yesterday’s post: The big shawl is probably going to go to one of my nieces, Sarah; I’m trying to make something really nice for each of them, to give on some future special day . . . I w...
Big Toze
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Big Toze

Mondays just disappear for me. I teach four 2-hour classes between 10am and 8:30pm, which doesn’t seem like a lot, but I always feel really beat when I get home at night! I think it’s the “good” t...
Today is for Sweaters
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Today is for Sweaters

And as for my hiatus from sweater knitting, it’s funny how at the end of last winter, when I had made about 6 sweaters, and maybe the same number the year before that, I thought we had more than e...
light gray v neck sweater knitting pattern
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Steamy

  Spotted while running: a carpet of brilliant yellow aconite against dead leaves, dead sticks, dead grass, and bare shrubbery. They look like they’re dancing! I finally saw a crocus in our own y...
Houndstooth texture mitts knitting pattern
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Tweed Set

  January presents a tough challenge—with holiday glitter a mere memory and not nearly time to tell ourselves that “spring is just around the corner”, we need something fresh to brighten the days a...