The Time I Knit Another Hat

After frantically finishing my Christmas hats, I was ready to try something different. That’s usually how I feel over the holiday break and the beginning of the new year: I decide I’m going to challenge my knitting skills and not knit the same things over and over. I decided the best way to accomplish this…

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Colour Combinations

I’ve been working away on Granny Squares for the past several months mixing and matching colour combinations. Ever since I discovered I can crochet, they’ve been a bit of an obsession, but in a good way (or so I tell myself). I’ve been concentrating on using up leftover super wash worsted weight from hat and…

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Dishcloth Confession

Confession time:   Until recently, I’d never successfully knit a dishcloth from the classic Grandma’s dishcloth pattern. I’d tried, but for reasons I’m not completely sure of, I just had a mental block about it. I went on to knit other successful projects. I became completely obsessed with the garterlac dishcloth. I loved the pattern…

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Stash Storage

For many years I’ve refrained from discussing the size of my yarn stash. It’s big, unwieldy, and well, my philosophy has always been:     Part of that denial was definitely related to my storage system, or lack there of. While I started valiantly with tote tubs, it quickly devolved into a chaotic jumble. Let’s…

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