Monthly Archives: March 2012

Age of Brass and Steam

I happened upon another Rumbler this afternoon, and she agreed to pose for me for a little impromptu photo shoot.  Thanks, Emily! After I took the photos I mentioned that this project will propel me into first place and she … Continue reading

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Shelburne Scarf

I strategically planned this project to be eligible for two competitions – our Knitters Rumble March dyeing challenge and Art-by-Ana‘s March KAL. I used a yarn dyed by Ana and combined it with a yarn I dyed myself.  The resulting … Continue reading

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The adventures of Yoshi…..

Yoshi found a new pipe to explore in Super Mario World this morning, and to his surprise it led to Ottawa: Not one to pass up the chance to explore new territory, Yoshi set off to see what he could … Continue reading

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Hand-dyed Star-Crossed

This is my second time knitting Star Crossed  by Natalie Larson and I love the pattern even more, now. I actually followed the pattern exactly the whole way through, which is quite a challenge for me (because I love to … Continue reading

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X-treme Knitting!

Well, time for the last of my road-trip projects, on the face of it a pretty straight-forward knit, a plain sock, knit with self-striping yarn for maximum stripey fun with minimum effort. I used Paton’s Kroy, a very nice reliable … Continue reading

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hats, hats, hats, hats, hats, hats, hats, hats, hats, hats, hats, hats, hats

I knit hats. I knit a lot of them. I knit them all the time! Awesomely cool sister, Jacq, asked me to knit her some hats. I love my sister more than words can explain. Also, she is the Queen … Continue reading

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Sweet Paprika Interview and Giveaway!

As I have mentioned in a previous post, one of my designs was included in a recent pattern collection published by Sweet Paprika Designs.  The company is headed by two wonderful and talented sisters, Debbie and Elizabeth Sullivan.  This week, … Continue reading

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