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Archive for December, 2009

I’ve had a good number of non-bloggable projects to work on in the past few months, and I’m psyched to finally be able to share pictures of one of my favorites. I took on this project as commissioned sample knitting for Knit Picks, and among the terms of that arrangement is that the project musn’t [...]

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It’s good to have knitterly friends. I was running full-steam-ahead into making the same blogging blunder I always do, namely getting so excited about starting a spinning project that I tear up the roving before taking any pictures, but Heidi totally had my back because she had taken a “stash” picture of the fiber before [...]

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I feel like such an accomplished blogger right now. Not only do I have a finished skein of handspun to share, but I also have “before” pictures of the spinning fiber which I actually remembered to take before I got started. Huzzah! Before and after pictures in every pot! It all started with a “Marianne [...]

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letter A motif swatch

Today’s Motif of the Week is brought to you by the letter A! Well, more accurately, I am bringing you the letter A this week. I know have mentioned here recently that I’ve got ants in my pants for a new hobby, rubber stamping. Rob came through with an early holiday present, faithful enabler that [...]

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I think my hat-knitting phobia is finally over. Have you seen my Ravelry projects recently? There’s hats galore, and I also have one other that hasn’t made it to the web yet. As with other successes in knitting, the key was to start with well-written, thoughtful patterns, and to use quality yarns I’d love working [...]

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