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All Sorts

All Sorts

Every year my friend Jana and I travel up to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada for Knit City.  We call it our Rhinebeck of the west.  We leave on Thursday, typically take a class and partake in all the activities Knit Social puts on.  We knit, eat out, shop and have the time of our lives.  We've gone for three years in a row now. The Canadians...

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Beanie’s & Slouch Hats Aren’t For Everyone

Beanie’s & Slouch Hats Aren’t For Everyone

The garment of the knitted hat is a very popular project.  Hat's go quick and there are tons of patterns to choose from in every weight of yarn.  You've got your beanies and slouch hats, those are the most popular; and you've got your tams and berets.  But there's also the felted hat.  This hat has style and is very different.  I like it!! ...

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Is It Too Early For Christmas? NEVER

Is It Too Early For Christmas? NEVER

America's Knitting also has a Facebook page!  This is where I met Laurie Whiteman and her lovely new Christmas stockings.  She tells me that the name of the pattern is Annie's Woolens, and there are lots of different patterns to choose from.  The pattern calls for aran weight yarns, and Laurie used Cascade Yarns ECO+.  Laurie purchased her...

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Harmonizer

Harmonizer

Dejana Knezevic (Ravelry name prepletarije) from Belgrade, Serbia is a member of our Ravelry group!  She is the designer of this shawl/wrap!  It's so beautiful, lively and fun.  I think also, it could be a wonderful stash buster.  Dejana used 7 different yarns in this project, all fingering, but she explains how you could use sport or...

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Snowmen, Gnomes & Elves…oh my!

Snowmen, Gnomes & Elves…oh my!

It's that time of year when we knit wee bits. These are so adorable, and I have yet to knit any myself....but here are some from my friends. I will start with Carmels Snowmen. The pattern is called Mochimochi Snowmen by Anna Hrachovec over on Ravelry. Carmel used up bit of lots of stash for these mini's. I just love their little scarves. ...more...

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Svenson

My friend Meghan, is beautiful, fearless, smart, fun, and a darn good knitter!!  About this time last year, she set out on the task of knitting her husband a sweater.  The challenge....Brooklyn Tweeds Svenson using Brooklyn Tweeds Arbor in colorway Dorado, purchased at Churchmouse Yarns & Teas.  Meghan had never done cables before, and a mans...

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MORE Hats

Yep, my friend Yvonne has the same thing going on with the hats.  She donates her for charity auction!  Here are her latest three.... First - Wavy Legs by Jody Brown!  The yarn that Yvonne used is Madelinetosh Tosh DK.  Yvonne purchased her yarn at WEBS, Northampton, Massachusetts! … and as my grandson would say 'gain' Here's Wavy Legs 2.  This...

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Caps, Caps & more Caps

My friend Lynn has moved to Missouri....BUT, it can get cold in the winter time there.  Lynn knits sweaters, capes, ponchos, socks, hats, cowls, baby blankets.....you name it!  But right now, she's on a tear for knit caps.  Here are her two latest!  First up...Cote-Nord Cap by Amy Christoffers.  This pattern was originally published in the...

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Here Comes Santa Clause

Is your LYS decorating for Christmas yet?  Well, if not, I'm sure they are planning that.  I know it's not even Thanksgiving yet.  BUT, in the knitting world, the art of gift giving has to start early.  Look what Ronda over at Main St. Yarn Shop (Hartford, Wisconsin) made.  I wonder if she will have classes for these fun little guys or if they...

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A Hat, A Shawl & Some Baby Socks

Carmel started out the year knitting fair isle hats, and she's still doing that, and here it is November now.  She's even started teaching others fair isle knitting.  Here is her Epistropheid hat by Kate Davies.  I love the way it turned out, and the pom pom is perfection!! Next up with Sherri, owner of Rainy Day Yarns in Gig Harbor Washington. ...

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Galiano Socks

Tracy from the Grocery Girls has now designed 2 new patterns for socks.  They are both amazing, but here is her first design...Galiano Socks.  These socks were named for a retreat that she and Jody attended in British Columbia's Galiano Island.  They had a magical time and Tracy designed these socks and named them for her trip and her...

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