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I’m in the middle of a spinning project for a friend, and this fiber is totally addictive! It’s a good thing the BFL is so easy and such a joy to work with, because otherwise I might be tempted to just sit and stare, admiring the pretty colors. It’s one of those projects that’s taking [...]

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I don’t know about this. I’m normally a confident knitter, but I’ve always had a “thing” about making hats. I’ve never been totally pleased with any hat I’ve made, usually the fit is off, and sometimes everything is off. Since I generally take pride in my ability to handle challenging knitting projects, and most people [...]

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I’ve really done it this time. I keep saying things like, “I need to get better at sharing before-pictures of my projects” and “Sorry to surprise you with a FO pic, this project went too fast to get WiP shots”, but then I go and pull out something like this. It’s Thermal in some fingering [...]

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What is this strange-looking yarn caterpillar? Why, that’s the Maplewing Shawl in its infancy. I cast on all the 600 stitches last night, and absolutely held my breath during those first few looong rows, praying that the numbers worked out and no stitches dropped off into that cast-on edge oblivion! Now that I am a [...]

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Is it Friday? This is the weirdest week! Between a travel day, two work days, and a holiday, I’m completely confused as to what day of the week it’s supposed to feel like. My blogorhythm is telling me to do a Fiber Friday post, but to me it feels like a bizarre Monday! Anyway: This [...]

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