Category Archives: patterns

off the needles

Just off the needles.  This is a Mary Gavin yarn.  Took me about 8 months cause there were MONTHS when I didn’t pick up the needles at all.  But finally finished it last night.  Keep failing to take into account … Continue reading

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great row counter – knitters

Stumbled on a great item from Wychwood Dreams on Etsy. She has done a row counter that is a little abacus.  Look at it and you’ll figure out how to make it.  Its just 10 rings attached together, then attached … Continue reading

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stash

This is not all of my yarn  stash.  There is a nice big box on a shelf, and a large shopping bag for christmas gifts to be started as soon as I finish the sweater I’m working on.  BUT this … Continue reading

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still knitting

This is the “ironwood” shawl, plus.  Found the pattern in an issue of Interweaves Knit Scene.  It is done in sport weight yarn on big needles (for sport weight).  It was not quick, it did NOT knit up per the … Continue reading

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organizing my stash

  This isn’t all of it, by any means, just some.  A lot of this I bought before I realized just how much you really need to do a project!  A lot of this is fine (fingerling) yarn which will … Continue reading

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learning to crochet

  There is a crochet project I’ve had my eye on for awhile and thought I could figure out how to do it as a knit, but have finally decided it would be easier to learn how to crochet!  and … Continue reading

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warm arms

  the last sweater I knit had 3/4 sleeves, and I have another I bought with the same (in black).  So some additional coverage was needed.  These of course will also work as just plain hand and wrist warmers when … Continue reading

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