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Are you suffering from DPO (Dreaded Pattern Overload)? It’s all Ravelry’s fault, I suppose. Between “Friends’ Activity” and the “Recently Added Patterns”, there are more patterns being thrown at us daily than I can count. I try to only queue … Continue reading

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My Pretties

Lookie what I got – Japanese knitting books. Well, three are knitting. The bottom one is crochet. No, I can’t read them. Maybe I can muddle through the charts. Someday.

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The Fabulous 80’s

We had a rip-roarin’ time at SnB on Tuesday night, thanks to my mother’s stack of knitting machine magazines from the mid 1980’s. The height of fashion. Who could forget those giant shoulder pads and dolman sleeves? Click any photos … Continue reading

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Get Your Mouse Out and Vote!

As some of you know, I love Drops patterns. I’ve only knitted a few, but I have tons on my to-do list. Since I’m on their newsletter list, I just got an email about voting for the new fall patterns. … Continue reading

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I’d like to be young enough to be able to pull this pattern off. Without people snickering behind my back.

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Pretty, Pretty

Have you seen the new DROPS Designs for Spring/Summer 2008? There are some yummy patterns there. Only a few are online right now, though, but they’re coming. I’ve definitely got my eye on some. I did have a bit of … Continue reading

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Trick Pony Socks

I finally got around to writing up my “Trick Pony” socks as a pattern. These are the socks that I made when I took Susan’s “Create Your Own Sock” class. I’m tellin’ ya — if you ever have a chance … Continue reading

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Are they Queue Worthy?

Interweave Knits Fall 2007 has arrived. And a cable-y one it is, too. I’ve been going over the patterns, deciding whether or not they’re “queue worthy”. Ravelry queue, that is. Here’s my impression of this issue’s patterns. For today at … Continue reading

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Espresso Bracelet

  I happened across Faye’s Beer Bracelet pattern while I was knitting one of the many incarnations of my Espresso scarf. I crocheted one for myself using her pattern – it uses a really interesting linked treble stitch. I decided … Continue reading

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Espresso Scarf

This is my “Espresso Scarf”, designed and knitted for the Salt Lake SnB arrowhead lace swap. It’s panels of Little Arrowhead lace and seed stitch, made with 2 skeins of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran. And also check out my Espresso … Continue reading

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