Monthly Archives: March 2011

Perspective is Everything!

I must think that I am tall – I’m not, but I seem to think that I am.  I just finished part 1 of a 3-part pattern.  This is the stole version, with 2 scarves, each a variation on the … Continue reading

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Two Projects with Beads!

I’m working on the pattern for my Embossed Beret, a lace beret accented with beads.  The Beret is knit with worsted weight yarns and size 6/0 or 4/0 glass or wooden beads.  The medium and large sizes are knit and … Continue reading

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Got Beads? Got Dental Floss Threaders? You can add beads to your Knitting!

Have you been wanting to try adding some beads to your knitting?  Are you somewhere in the middle and just want to add a few beads for accent?  This technique works well with the larger beads and heavier wool.  Take … Continue reading

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Pretty Fun!

I just finished a new pattern – Chunky Diamond Scarf and Cap.  These two pieces are knit in the traditional Shetland Lace style with untraditional weight and yarn.  This is a classic, but sized up for a more modern look.  Also great for … Continue reading

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As always, more Idea’s than Time

This has been an inspirational week for me – in knitting terms, lots of idea’s from many sources, and even some idea’s to organize and motivate!  Most importantly I finished and e-mailed the pattern for Victorian Falls Wrap and Sheath.  … Continue reading

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Comfort Knitting

The last week or so have been somewhat chaotic around my home.  An unexpected surgery for my MIL and now an extended hospital stay.  She is recovering well and we hope that the hospital stay won’t be too extended.  With … Continue reading

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Beginning to End – and …… somewhere in the middle!

This morning we awoke to see some deer in the backyard.  This is not an unusual happening.  There is a mama deer and yearling that have been sleeping in our backyard on a regular basis.  This morning I managed to … Continue reading

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