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I have spent the last couple of weekends rehabbing two of my knitting machines. I have been machine knitting along with hand knitting and crocheting since the late 1980’s (yes, I really am that old) and had put my machines away in 2004 when we moved and spent the next few years living in a […]
Every couple of months (okay six months, okay, okay, every year or two) I find myself surrounded by unfinished projects that I have started, in some cases, who knows why, and really have the urge to clean up. This usually happens when I can’t find a single available 5mm needle when I know that I […]
I love these little dresses. The skirt is full and fun and the bodice is a cozy knit. I have seen dresses similar to this on Pinterest but have been unable to find a pattern that works for me. When you can’t find a pattern, what do you do? You write one of your own […]
I have test knit my new shawl pattern a couple of times and am confident that there are few if no errors. If you do find one, please, please, please let me know! You can message me in the comments or on Ravelry. I always like to correct any errors as soon as they are […]
I have test knit part two of my Northern Rose Shawl and it is ready! The pattern has changed slightly from the one in the photo as I have extended the lace patterning to the edges of the shawl at both the outside and centre areas. I think that the finished look is nicer and […]