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Episode 109: Radiate, Singles Yarn in Weaving & Colour Mixing

Welcome to the show! Happy New Year! For many, we are well into the swing of January and the new season but I hope your holiday break was lovely, restful and full of making. Do you have any plans or goals for the new year? Anything you'd like to accomplish? I know there are a… Continue reading Episode 109: Radiate, Singles Yarn in Weaving & Colour Mixing

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Little Lighthouse Pullover

Pattern: Little Lighthouse Pullover by Carrie Bostick Hoge {Ravelry project page here} Yarn: Berroco Vintage in colours 51105 (purple) & 6537 (minty) Needles: 4.00mm and 4.5mm I put all of my projects on hold and only worked on this last week – I call it ‘Norah’s 3-Day Sweater’ because, well, it took me three days… Continue reading Little Lighthouse Pullover

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finished: Fireside Pullover

There are some projects that seem to come together, regardless of what happens along the way: Old lanolin on the yarn, reknitting pretty much EVERY piece of this sweater twice, worries about fit. They seemed to just resolve themselves as the project progressed. You may remember, if you are a long time reader, that this… Continue reading finished: Fireside Pullover

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Hyannis Hybrid.

This sweater has a little bit of a story behind it so rather than sharing all of that, all at once, in the finished post, I thought I would share a little with you this week. I saw this original sweater in Knitscene Fall 2015 and absolutely fell in love. Like I have to knit… Continue reading Hyannis Hybrid.