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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

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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

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Finished Object Friday – Carson Throw

This post has been 8 months in the making and I am so happy to be able to show off the final results (photo heavy post warning!).  I started knitting this throw as part of a knitalong (KAL) hosted by Eat.Sleep.Knit. (ESK) who put together some lovely colour co-ordinated kits.  I have been knitting this… Continue reading Finished Object Friday – Carson Throw