Tips To Survive A Polar Vortex

It seems as though the Midwest has been gripped in the icy jaws of a Polar Vortex all winter.  Even those of us who grew up in Wisconsin and spent all of our lives here have learned this new phrase.  Apparently a Polar Vortex is when the air is ripped from your lungs the second…
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Some Thrum Thumbs With All Thumbs

Some Thrum Thumbs with all Thumbs Some Thrum Thumbs for Chums Chums Thrum Thumbs While They Hum I may have been reading a bit too much Dr. Seuss lately.  It’s just too tempting to think of fun rhymes while you are knitting thrummed mittens. While at Shepards Harvest last weekend, I picked up a pattern…
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A Brilliant Idea

I love my mittens.  They are warm and cozy and beautiful.  They are Fiddlehead Mittens from Hello Yarn made with Manos Silky outside and Frog Tree Alpaca inside.  I’ve made two pairs of these mittens and I could probably make more.  I just love the play of color up these mittens.  Made with a tiny circular…
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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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