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Finished Object Friday

I've been trying to get some languishing works in progress of my desk lately, both in the form of craft projects, patterns, and writing projects. This hat uses up some scrap yarn and a bunch of handspun I've had for years but never used. I love to spin, but I'm not a big fan of… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Welcome Back

Did you miss me? I know August just FLEW by. I took a break, and I can't even remember most of it! I did get a chance to get partially caught up on some editing, however, and we did some much needed work around the house that has been neglected for...well, months, really. So, saddle… Continue reading Welcome Back

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Finished Object Friday

I finished crafting projects this week, and surprise, surprise, one of them DOESN'T involve yarn! I got the idea for this shawl right before symposium, and it was the project I took with me. I actually finished it about two weeks ago. It's a great wrap I can just stick in my purse when we… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Finished Object Friday

Despite the fact that our weather is (finally) heating up, my knitting mojo has been going in force. You wouldn't know it, though, because I'm currently in that black hole of knitting on several large projects, where I knit and knit and knit and nothing seems to get bigger. I did, however, knock out this… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Moreau House Boot Cuffs

It's been a long time coming, but I finally got it done: the pattern for Moreau House. These nice, squishy boot cuffs have a "ghost" of texture to them, and are super quick to whip up. The pattern is written for ankle/calf high boots, but includes directions for sizing up to knee high boots. You… Continue reading Moreau House Boot Cuffs

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Finished Object Friday

So much crafting! I used the leftover yarn from the last hat I showed you. I used the same pattern of decreases used in the Rock Cap, but those are the only similarities. Mostly, I was just winging it. But now I have 2 children's hats to send to charity. I've still got more projects on… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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FO Friday: Bunny Rock Cap

I finally have a knitted object to show off! I've been working on so many bigger projects lately, I really needed some instant gratification knitting--and what better than a hat? The pattern this hat is based on is the Rock Cap by Veronica Wilson. It's a free Ravelry PDF, and a super easy knit. I was… Continue reading FO Friday: Bunny Rock Cap

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Character Aesthetics: Micha

Continuing my series of posts of patterns that make me think of my characters, today we have Micha. If you'd like to see Evie's collection, you can find it here. As you can imagine, having a book set in Canada means knitwear is a pretty big part of my characters' wardrobes. Especially since Evie, the… Continue reading Character Aesthetics: Micha

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Character Aesthetic: Evie Cappelli

I thought I'd do something a little different this time around, and show off some knitting and crochet patterns that remind me the characters in THE SPIDER'S WEB and THE FERRYMEN. All of these patterns are available on Ravelry. Some of them are free, some are not. And no, none of these are my designs.… Continue reading Character Aesthetic: Evie Cappelli

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Best Youtube Knitting Podcasts

I feel like there's been some pretty heavy subjects on the blog lately, or maybe it's just been the world in general getting me down. So I thought I would share something a bit more cheerful. Here's a list of some of my favorite knitting podcasts from Youtube. Below, I've embedded the most recent episodes… Continue reading Best Youtube Knitting Podcasts