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Magdolna

It is finished! Our May Challenge was to design something. I designed this hat! I’ve been working on writing, knitting, and test knitting for over a month. And now it is here! You can buy the pattern HERE (Ravelry link. Don’t … Continue reading

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Super Fast Shawl Knitting

I started this shawl on a Wednesday and finished it on Sunday.  That’s right, it took less than one week to knit.  The combination of a few different simple lace charts and larger yarn and needles really made quick work … Continue reading

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From handspun to shawl…

Hello there? Remember me?! I’ve been M.I.A entertaining visitors for the last couple of weeks, lots of fun, not much knitting! It’s been very good for my elbows though, and I’m back in action again now, with a project to … Continue reading

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Parallelelelelelellel…

Despite my lack of activity around here of late, I have actually been knitting. Far too mcuh in fact. My right elbow is now protesting, I idiotically kept knitting through the slightly tingly-numb phase, and am into a full on … Continue reading

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Filling my head with sparkles….

You may not have noticed in the original May challenge post, but I’m the rumbler who doesn’t already have any designing under her belt. I’ve adapted other people’s patterns, and even free-form crocheted a Manatee, but I’m yet to make … Continue reading

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Blueberry Swirl Handspun Yarn

Going out of my comfort zone and spinning this yarn woolen-style was a challenge for me.  It took me a long time to get the hang of spinning woolen and before this, I had only really done it for short … Continue reading

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A visitor…

Now I live in a lovely neighbourhood, so I wasn’t too upset this morning when I found the back door ajar. That was until I noticed that someone had been rummaging through the book-shelves. Wierd. Hang on, who is that … Continue reading

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