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Weekend WIPs – Sweaters

This weekend I was actually more productive than usual. I finished up not one but TWO long standing works-in-progress. Two sweaters, both Doris Chan designs. The first is a light, lacy cotton sweater that I started way back in early August. In fact, it was mostly finished some time in September but I procrastinated on …

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Future Sweaters

I ordered myself some birthday yarn last weekend and it arrived quickly to my doorstep yesterday. It was the first time I’d ordered from Elann and they have some great deals and fast shipping over there! Anyway, I bought enough yarn to make 2 light cotton sweaters for myself (with probably some left over.) I’ve …

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Recycled Yarns

It’s February, and an extremely cold and snowy one so far. I had a snow day yesterday, since we got 2 feet of snow, and today it is in the single digits. So I spent all day yesterday knitting, crocheting and thinking about my next projects. I recently picked up a few skeins of some …

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A Free Knit Dishcloth Pattern

I hesitate to even call this a pattern because I’m a knitting noob and I’ve never written a knit pattern before. This is just a very simple dishcloth/hot pad that I knitted up for my mom for xmas. I combined a couple simple stitch patterns and really liked the results (and so did she) so …

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