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Can I walk on it?

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When we renovated half of our basement into a new family room, I decided to design and knit a rug for it. I knew I needed a sturdy wool yarn for it to stand up to traffic. I chose Valley Yarns Northampton. Having grown up in...

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Summer Tank Top Progress and a Giveaway

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I received the 2nd colorway from the Kangaroo Dyer’s “Joey’s Yarn Club” and  I love the colors just as much as the first skein.  I had to figure out a way to incorporate the second color into the first without losing the stretch of the...

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Our Labels… Knitscene Accessories Issue!

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This month our labels are featured in another popular knitting magazine. This time it’s Knitscene by Interweave Knits. My whimsical bird labels appear on the “Cool Products” page. This is so exciting for us. It gives us lots of exposure and how cool is it...

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Summer Tank Top

I joined the Joey Yarn Club through the Kangaroo Dyer and received my first skein of three. I love, love this yarn. It’s a blend of superwash merino and silk and it is so soft. The color Bluebird reminds me of summer so I decided...

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A Little Bit of Home Decor

It’s been too long since I have posted to my blog. One of my New Year’s resolutions was to keep up with regular posts. It’s not too late is it?  This is my second week of not working 2 jobs and although it’s a little...

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Finally… the finished bedspread

I started this bedspread a year and a half ago. It’s a pattern from Lion Brand. All the squares are  a slip stitch pattern.  I love doing colorwork in slip stitch because you don’t have to carry the second color. You only work with one...

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More holiday ornaments

Here’s my latest Christmas ornaments. I think I am addicted to making these. I like them because they only take a couple of nights to make.  I decided I like using knitting worsted weight with size 3 needles and the wool roving stuffing holds the...

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Knit Christmas Ornaments…

Every year I like to make a couple of ornaments for our tree. Most of the ornaments I have on the tree are handmade. Last year my son gave me Arne and Carlos book called 55 knit ornaments. The ornaments are knit in the round...

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Mini Fiber Art

Recently we decided to get rid of our landline. We have smartphones and the only phone calls we received on our house phone were from telemarketers and collection calls for someone that know longer lived at this house.  After we took the phone off the...

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