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Box of Spices

Since I have only one knitted shawl for everyday use, (two actually, but one is in a state of disrepair, so, I’m thinking of re-purposing it if my volunteers agree to take on that job), I decided to cast on On The Spice Market by Melanie Berg, after several hours browsing patterns on Ravelry. It’s… Continue reading Box of Spices

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And Then I Cut the Steeks

Now to the exciting part, and boy, was I ready? First, I did a bit of research about the different methods of securing them before cutting, and came to the conclusion that using my sewing machine is best because of my yarn combination - wool/alpaca/nylon blend. That coupled with watching a few YouTube videos on… Continue reading And Then I Cut the Steeks

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Finished Handwarmers

Here's my pair of handwarmers. I finished the first so quickly that I immediately cast on the other to avoid second-glove syndrome 🙂. My cable and lace repeats were 12 in all instead of 10, and this is only because I was watching the Speed Skating event of the Winter Olympics and got distracted. I… Continue reading Finished Handwarmers

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Side Attraction

This is actually a distraction, but a necessary one. I really need another pair of fingerless gloves because my current pair are tired and begging to be retired. They’ve had a lot of use since I knitted them about two years ago, because I wear them for at least seven months of the year. Though… Continue reading Side Attraction