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2018 Eat.Sleep.Knit. Yarnathon!

It’s that time of year again!  Time for a new Yarnathon with the marketing geniuses at Eat.Sleep.Knit.  I like to take some time at the beginning of the year to summarize some of the new information and take a look at the new theme that has just been released.  The reason why I like to… Continue reading 2018 Eat.Sleep.Knit. Yarnathon!

Crafting · Design · Finished Object · Knitting · Pattern · Spackcraft

Pattern Release – Expanding Rib Hat

Yesterday I released a pattern that I have been working on for quite some time.  This small, very basic pattern, took me just over a year to write.  I first had the idea just over a year ago, when A group on Ravelry, Hats For Sailors, which organizes volunteer knitters who make hats for every… Continue reading Pattern Release – Expanding Rib Hat

Crochet · Design · Horses · Knitting · Pattern

Spack Craft Designs & Fly Bonnet Help

I receive many questions on my Fly Bonnet pattern on how to work some of the more confusing sections of the pattern.  Sometimes I think its because this might be a gateway project for some, looking to expand their skills or simply to make a bonnet for a horse-crazy friend or kid.  Up to this… Continue reading Spack Craft Designs & Fly Bonnet Help

Crafting · Design · Dogs · Finished Object · Knitting · Pattern

Pattern Release – Paws Around My Neck (Cowl)

I am extremely happy to announce the release of my newest pattern, Paws Around My Neck (cowl).  Until the end of day Sunday, it’s 30% off in my Ravelry store using the coupon code “PAWS”. It is a quick and fun knit utilizing a fairly basic lace pattern, knit in the round, suitable for the… Continue reading Pattern Release – Paws Around My Neck (Cowl)

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Blocking – Before and After

I have a confession to make:  I don’t like blocking projects. It’s not always required, but it is almost always helpful and makes the project look better and finish it properly.  I like the look of projects when they are blocked and fully believe that they are better off for it.  I just don’t like… Continue reading Blocking – Before and After