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Julianna’s New Design

Designing this pattern really stretched me out of my comfort zone and I’m so happy it did! I’m grateful for this month’s challenge to design because it pushed me to design in a way I hadn’t before, to stretch myself … Continue reading

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The Zen of Sock Knitting…

… I’ve been introspective lately. Life changes can do that to you. I finished these socks a few weeks ago (and haven’t sewn in the ends until this morning). These socks got me thinking… Today is my Mom’s birthday. I … Continue reading

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Purple Socks

My knitting hasn’t been working out, lately.  It’s not that I haven’t been knitting, it’s just that my projects haven’t been turning out the way I want them to.  The choices I’ve been making matching patterns to yarn haven’t been … Continue reading

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Celebs with socks!

Knitting progress has been slow for me over the weekend, it started with a slight ache in the left elbow, and now I have a funny ache in my right hand, so I’m taking a little self-enforced break. Not happy … Continue reading

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Spinning Milestone

I’m super proud of my latest handspun yarn! It is a 3-ply fingering weight yarn spun from a braid of Turtle Purl (etsy, artfire)  hand-dyed Merino wool. The big skein is just under 400yds and the smaller one is just … Continue reading

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Oh so sexy socks….

I was lucky enough to spend a long weekend in Montreal last week, spending time with friends, eating far too much very good food, and as we drove – time to knit another sock to add to the slowly expanding … 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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