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Think Tank: Yarn Choices

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Think Tank: Yarn Choices

As you might be able to guess, the swatch above contains LOTS of different yarns.  In fact, it is a swatch for my next jacket and uses primarily leftover bits and pieces.  So I can easily say I have worked with almost everything.  But even so, I still have to say that wool and wool […]

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Tech Talk: A Bit of Double Knitting

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Tech Talk: A Bit of Double Knitting

Although we started with a wonderful number of questions and comments, things have slowed down a bit and this is one of only a few left unanswered: Janet asks:  I’d like to see some tips for double knitting. Though I took, well, half a class of yours on double knitting, I’m struggling with a double […]

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Fine Finishing: Those Pesky Tails (by Gwen)

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Fine Finishing: Those Pesky Tails (by Gwen)

In continuing this week’s theme of Q&A, particular tips and tricks I thought I would discuss my thoughts on dealing with tails.  With a new Great Dane puppy, I have to deal with a crazy tail a lot, but that is not what I am talking about here!  I am talking about the start and […]

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WIP: Catching Up on Comments

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I am SO EXCITED about all the comments.  It is amazing what a little contest will do to inspire you all!!  Also, it is great to see all the help, hints and tricks (in additional to Kellie’s) on yesterday’s post. So I will try and address Tamsyn’s & Beverly’s question about estimating yarn for a […]

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Tech Tuesday: In Which Kellie Takes Up the Challenge

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Tech Tuesday: In Which Kellie Takes Up the Challenge

I will take the challenge to produce 20 posts a month and thank you so much for chiming in-I really love seeing all these comments! For today, Jill’s comment on the little tricks of knitting caught my eye. I don’t consider myself a tricky knitter, but I am fundamentally lazy. So, here are a few […]

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