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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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I finished my spinning project, and here it is in its final glory! Actually, since it’s my creation, all I can see are its flaws, but I’m pretty sure it looks like a bloggable skein of handspun to the rest of you. It’s my first skein after a long spinning hiatus, so some inconsistency is [...]

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I am spinning again, and it feels wonderful. I’m not really sure what caused me to go “off” spinning this February, probably a combination of the lifestyle changes we made when Rob’s brother moved in, and also the busy-busy I’ve been with crafting deadlines for outside parties. In any case, my wheel sat unloved there [...]

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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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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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