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Yarn Review

Today I am reviewing my favorite place to purchase yarn – Yarn Paradise.  There are several yarn companies I do business with and I will be reviewing them in other posts.  I’m starting with the best.  Yarn Paradise is the… Continue Reading…

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If you are looking for a quick project to work on while sitting in front of the TV or sitting in a waiting room, this washcloth will fit the bill.  They are a quick knit and don’t require your undivided… Continue Reading…

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That’s probably the most often asked question in knitting?  The answer isn’t short and varies a great deal depending on the pattern.  The best answer in most cases is going to be the yarn the pattern calls for.  The pattern… Continue Reading…

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  It doesn’t always work out.  That’s just part of the process.  This frog is one of my least favorite projects I’ve ever created.  I love the other lovies I’ve made; Mischievous Mikey is my all-time favorite.  Ellie Phant isn’t… Continue Reading…

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  There’s a lot of thought that goes into creating a knitted item and a whole lot of math!   The steps are basic and few:  stare, think, do the math, draw, write, cast it onto the needles and start knitting,… Continue Reading…

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  What do Julia Roberts, Vanna White, Cameron Diaz, Sarah Jessica Parker, Daryl Hannah, Hilary Swank, Julianna Margulies, me and over 53 million other people in the US have in common?  Knitting and it’s on the rise.  I began to… Continue Reading…

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Basic Hat for Child and Adult Knit Flat Supplies needed: Size 7 straight knitting needles 1 skein worsted weight yarn Gauge:  20 stitches and 24 rows = 4”   Skills used:  Cast on, knit, purl, decrease by knitting two together,… Continue Reading…

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When I find a pattern I really love, I’ll frequently modify it to turn it into something else.  I do this with small stuffed toy (loveys) all the time.  It’s really simple to turn one animal into another just by… Continue Reading…

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    This site has driven me bonkers over the course of the past few weeks.  I’ve been hacked and had more issues that I can count getting the WordPress piece of this site straightened out.  I have been very… Continue Reading…