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FO Friday – 3 for the price of one

Posted by on May 30, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

My hair behaving just right Pattern: A Better Bucket (PDF) by Amy Swenson Raveled hereYarn: Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted 92 grams (199 yards) BurgundyNeedles: US 8 (5.0mm) Harmony InterchangeableMods: Used solaris’ mod for a larger brim and hat so that I could fit all my hair under it. I also knit the crown an inch shorter because it looked a bit...

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Thursday – Yarn Tastings

Posted by on May 29, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Filosophy by Trendsetter4 sts/inch on US 8s55% Cotton, 45% Polyamide110 yards Color: 103 The final ribbon yarn of the month is Filosophy. This is an interesting yarn made up of a mess nylon ribbon and a matte cotton ribbon that are connected as one yarn. The ribbon did not snag while on the needles. It smoothly knit. It felt a bit like suede yarn because...

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WIP Wednesday

Posted by on May 29, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

I only have one active thing on the needles. They are BILs socks for Christmas. I am almost done with one sock and then will get onto the second one. I hope to cast on for Labyrinth later this weekend. Churchable is gone all weekend so I should have lots of time to knit while he is gone. I am also working on a really cool pattern idea. I woke up at 4:30 AM...

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Coffee Swap package

Posted by on May 28, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

I got my Spring Fling Coffee Swap. My pal was Helen from the UK. I got lots of cool snacks from the UK that I have never had a chance to taste or see in my many trips there. There is some lovely green yarn that I don’t know what I will do with it. The bag was handmade by my pal. The coffee is awesome. I have been having trouble drinking coffee...

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FO Friday – What is real here?

Posted by on May 23, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Pattern: Beet by Norah Gaughan Raveled hereYarn: Berroco Comfort DK – Lovage 2761-61yds, Rabe 2754 -50yds, Teaberry 2730-29yds, Beetroot 2760-25yds Needles: US 4 (3.5mm) & US 6 (4.0mm) knit pick’s harmony interchangables. Mods: I did not do anything different unless you consider threading pipe cleaners through the stems of the leaves. Facts...

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