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Blåfjell – My First Yoke Knitwear

Did I mention that I cast on another project? This time, a yoke jumper. I came across this pattern on Skeindeer Knits podcast on YouTube, and I knew it was the perfect pattern for some stash busting. I have a 500g cone of Jamieson and Smith 2ply jumper weight in Natural I bought on a… Continue reading Blåfjell – My First Yoke Knitwear

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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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How I Fold and Press a Seam Allowance Accurately

In my almost six months of getting back into sewing, I've come across several instructions such as 'turn up 1/4" allowance and press' or 'press under 1/4" on upper end... ' as instructed in my New Look 6232 in making the cuff. This is by no means my invention; it was part of the instructions… Continue reading How I Fold and Press a Seam Allowance Accurately