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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

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Finished Object Friday

The crafting continues! You got a preview of this one last week, when I posted about the 60's dress. Pattern: Dilosh Shawl Yarn: Knitpicks Stroll Fingering handpaints in "Coffee Shop" Needles: Chiao Goo US 5/3.75mm This is my 2nd Dilosh shawl. I love the pattern, though I did get sick of it after a while.… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Finished Object Friday

I'm late, but I'm back! It's been a while since I've had a crafty Friday post for you. I promise that I did do crafty things in the month of November, though! I have proof! My first project isn't terribly exciting. It's actually the last thing I made. A friend over on Ravelry has been… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Works in Progress

Oh, hi Friday! You snuck up on me. When did you get here?  I've been working on several projects lately, and I've even finished one! I finished the village socks with only a little yarn left over. This is an improvised pattern. I think I have my own personal sock recipe down for the most… Continue reading Works in Progress

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Antique Market Haul

I am so tired, you guys. Yesterday I went to the Scott Antique Market downtown with Missouri and my mom. For those not from the Columbus area, this is a massive antique market we have at the fairgrounds that runs selected weekends from November-March. Yesterday wrapped up their 2014-15 season. Since it was the very… Continue reading Antique Market Haul

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Finished Object Friday

What have I finished in the past month? Well, the Owl Cowl is finally complete, and has been worn several times by the recipient. The yarn is Berroco Weekend DK, which is mostly cotton. Word of advice: cables+cotton=murder on your hands. That right there is the main reason it took me two and a half… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Finished Objects

Hey look! I have a finished object! Sorry about the not-so-great webcam picture. One of these days I need to get my own personal photographer. Or maybe I'll just invest in a dress form that's the right size, and just take the pictures myself. And maybe a photography class. Or a better camera. 3 years,… Continue reading Finished Objects

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Finished Object Friday

Well, will you look at that! I finished a few things! I refer to this shawl as The Sea Monster. I was supposed to be an illusion project, but then it got completely out of hand. I liked the colors so well on their own that I decided to leave off the secret message I… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Project: Fail

Every once in a while, I get the urge to sew something from a commercial pattern. This is kind of like the urge to go swimsuit or jean shopping, in which I think that I need an item (in some cases, I do actually need the item) and then I remember why I decided that… Continue reading Project: Fail

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Spinning a Tangled Web

So...um...I'm going to preface this by saying that I was following that new healthy plan for a week before I made that last post. I didn't so much fall off the wagon for 48 hours, as fall, then was backed over and dragged for a few miles. It started with ice cream for dinner, because… Continue reading Spinning a Tangled Web