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merry knitmas! – part 1

Looking for some great gift ideas for your favorite knitter?  Online retailers are a great place to look - most of us cannot find nearly the selection locally that we can online.  Today, I am starting a three-part series on my favorite online sources. Starting with the obvious, of course - Yarn.  But you're not… Continue reading merry knitmas! – part 1

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The Colors of the Year 2012

I've only recently become aware that Pantone,  a renowned authority on color, announces its annual color of the year in the early fall.  Just recently announced, the  2012 color of the year, Tangerine Tango, is a truly bright and vibrant shade of orange, ready to re-energize you. Pantone's 2012 Color of the Year! And, then, last week, I read that… Continue reading The Colors of the Year 2012

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So Many Knitalongs!

Have you been keeping track? So far this summer (well, since mid-May, which is almost summer around here!), I have joined five knitalongs! Plus one more knitalong queued!  First, I joined SubwayKnits Rose Lace Stole Knitalong....check, project complete, waiting to be blocked.  Second, I joined Camp Loopy Ewe Project 1 Knitalong...Andrea's Shawl...check, project complete, waiting to… Continue reading So Many Knitalongs!

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Dream In Color: Classy

I love this yarn! It is so soft and smooshy! Dream In Color Classy is a Hand-dyed Superwash 100% Merino Wool Worsted Weight yarn.  Skeins are approximately 4 oz and 250 yards.  That is a lot of yarn! More than enough for most one skein projects! Gauge is 4 - 4 1/2 stitches per inch on… Continue reading Dream In Color: Classy

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Knitting & Crochet Blog Week 2011 – Day One

I just found out about Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2011.  It runs from March 28th  to April 3rd 2011 and is a week of fibre-arts related posts where many members of the knitting and crochet community worldwide blog daily together on the same subjects and topics.  Wow! Sounds like fun! The BIG question is,… Continue reading Knitting & Crochet Blog Week 2011 – Day One