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A lot of inanimate objects tend to develop jackets when there is a knitter around. The most recent victim suspect specimen is the French Press coffee maker in my kitchen, now toastily insulating its content under a shroud of alpaca and Kidsilk Haze: The French Press Cozy knitting came about because I was committing a [...]

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So, I spent several hours yesterday making and editing video for a tutorial. My big plan was to launch my series of video knitting/fiber tutorials with today’s post! It turns out, iMovie ’09 has a known problem – I can’t even call it a bug at this point – where it lacks the “Save” function. [...]

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Well, I haven’t managed to get in the habit of taking pictures of my fiber before I start a spinning project, but at least this time I can provide a link to the original roving, in case you are interested in how this alpaca fiber looked when I started out. I spun this FreckleFace Fibers [...]

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Oops, it looks like I forgot to post this week! I have some things I’ve been meaning to post about, but all of them either need work or knititng time to become more “bloggable,” and time is something I’ve been short on this week. I did start a colorwork mitten with this neat yarn: When [...]

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My strategy in the finish-along (earning stickers by starting quickie new projects while totally ignoring the older ones needing finishing) is working out really well. It only took 2 days to knit these house socks for Rob, and they afforded me a much-needed break from finishing his second glove. Rob really likes the bulky warmth [...]

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