Category Archives: patterns

still knitting

Took me MONTHS to finish this.  A Red Heart yarn project – Breezy Knit Market Bag – figured it would use up a large skein of yarn that I had.  Followed gauge but made it wider than the original pattern, … Continue reading

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thrift shop fines

one can tell if someone has died, or moved, as there will a glut of something at the thrift.   Sometimes its 10 pairs of size 11 shoes, or an entire rack of size 22 high fashion dresses. Today, it was … Continue reading

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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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