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Part III: Sweater Fitting

This is the third part of series of posts that I’ve done this past couple of weeks on sweaters I’ve knit over the past year that never really got their own blog posts, and certainly didn’t really get any ‘time in the sun’ if you will. The first part is here and the second part,… Continue reading Part III: Sweater Fitting

cardigan · knitting · norahWHY · shawl · sweater

Part II: Those Ponchos

My friend, Jess, knit an amazing poncho recently and it looks AH-Mazing on her. Amazing. It suits her shape and silhouette perfectly. So I decided to knit on too! It totally felt like that moment on the playground when you’re little and you’re getting left behind for some reason, so you start jumping up and… Continue reading Part II: Those Ponchos

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Episode 93 Live: Fibres West & Knitting with Old Stash

Thank you for joining me this week. Thank you to those who support the Patreon campaign and keep the lights on here each month! I truly appreciate your support. On this week's show, I chat about the recent festival, Fibres West, and some new stash enhancement that's very exciting (and that I get to share… Continue reading Episode 93 Live: Fibres West & Knitting with Old Stash

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Episode 83 LIVE: A bit of a deviation …

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Live Stream this week! It was a lot of fun and there was a lot of snow talk – never a dull moment, let me tell you! Welcome to new and returning viewers – I really appreciate you taking the time out of your day and… Continue reading Episode 83 LIVE: A bit of a deviation …

knitting · norahWHY · toque

One happy toddler …

It’s been a while since I posted about a finished object and this one is just too cute not to post about! I made it in about 2 hours from start to finish, enjoyed every minute and just can’t stop looking at it. I think there’s something really fulfilling sometimes about these quick n’ dirty… Continue reading One happy toddler …

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summer reflections

In terms of longer, harder, attention-requiring projects, I've been planning a few spins of larger quantity. I have some Corriedale to comb that I never finished, a Clun Forest lamb's fleece that I never spun and two pounds of a Mohair/Romney pin-drafted roving to spin. I also have 200 grams of line-rhetted flax I'd like to explore.