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Our new Knit Pillow Cover Patterns

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I love pillows and they are a quick way to update your home decor without spending a lot of money. My new pillow cover line incorporates simple lines with natural colors.  In the past when I made hand knit pillows, I never liked the way...

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Word On The Street-Winter knitting projects

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March 2, 2016 It’s hard to believe it’s March and that means the end of Winter and beginning of Spring. I am not sad that we got less than a foot of snow all winter and that it was warmer. Less snow and warmer weather...

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Word on the Street-A New Year to Organize!

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December 27, 2015 I love to collect knitting needles. I have my grandmother’s and mother’s collection of knitting needles as well as several sets that I have inherited and then there’s the needles I have bought just because they were a new design or unusual....

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Word On The Street

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June 21, 2015   Summer Knitting Projects   I am about 3/4 of the way done with the sweater I am making. It’s a pattern from the Rowan Cotton Lustre collection called “RAN”. I am using a yarn from Schachenmayr called “Journey” it’s a cotton...

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Word on the Street

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June 10, 2015 I found this really cute pattern to knit a wooly-soap -on-a-rope sheep on Ravelry. Rather than make a soap holder I turned them into Christmas ornaments to give as gifts.   It’s never too early to start knitting for Christmas. It’s only 6...

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My Favorite Vase

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May 1, 2015 Many years ago, I bought a hand painted vase, filled it with flowers and gave it to my mother for Mother’s day. I loved that vase and it was hard to part with it. I admired it every time I went to...

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Spring is in the Air

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April 16, 2015 Spring has finally arrived here in Massachusetts. As recently as last weekend we were still getting sleet and cold weather. But this week it has  been in the 50s and 60s and sunny. I love this time of year when I can...

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Freeform knitting using my yarn stash

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March 18, 2015 I have been knitting for 40+ years so as you can imagine I have accumulated quite the yarn stash. When I first started knitting I used Ugh! Acrylic! And back then the acrylic was kind of like plastic…Acrylic has come a long...

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Knitting Outside the Box

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This week I want to share a piece of artwork I knit. I like to knit outside the box and design my own patterns. It’s that time of year when I am sick of snow and cold weather and  I look around my house and...

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