The Spin Doctor

I’ve been putting a good spin on things around the Big Blue House lately.  Last week I took a beginning spinning class at Yarn Harbor.  I’ve been spinning for about 6 months and am fairly confident in my spinning, however, after taking a class at Sock Summit in August I felt like there was more…
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Instant Gratification

After working on a deadline, I always like to throw in a couple of projects that are instant gratification.  The Meathead hats from Knitalong can be done in a couple of hours.  STC Crafts is offering it as a free download right now.  Go, go get it and knit it.  This is the child size,…
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Flower Girls

The sweaters were finished, blocked and (most of) the ends were weaved in by the time we got to the wedding last weekend.  I say most because I somehow missed one end on Lily’s sleeve so I just ended up tucking it up into the sleeve all day.  Making the sweaters was a really good…
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Down To The Wire

I am down to the wire with the last bolero sweater.  I knit furiously through the Viking/Packer game last night and started casting off the ribbing during the final minutes when I thought maybe, just maybe Rodgers might just pull it off.  Alas, Rodgers is no Farve, and doesn’t have quite the flair for the…
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Free Patterns & A Finished Object

This is the Bison Shawlette from 101 Luxury One Skein Wonders.  I really like the patterns in the book, but you should be aware that A LOT of the patterns have errata on the website.  Just follow the link and click on corrections.  The shawl is knit in some mystery alpaca that my Brother-in-Law brought…
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