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Cecile and the Warmth of Family

Over the past year, or so, I have been working on a pattern collection that, to me, represents my maternal aunts and uncles. But everything was taking so long to get through. All the swatching, and writing, and re-swatching, and … Continue reading

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gauge swatches

swatching it really isn’t a dirty word……. if you want to knit a cardigan and have it fit like it’s written to, you have to do a little thing called a swatch. It’s a fairly easy process. If your pattern … Continue reading

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gauge matters – most of the time

Gauge matters – most of the time…… Why? Let’s look at this example: A pattern calls for a gauge of 19 st x 24 rows using a worsted weight yarn and 5mm needles. You check the sizes on the pattern … Continue reading

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you wanna know “what”?

so, I had a ton of ideas to write out new blog posts…….. I should keep track of them, write them down, record them on my phone, email them to myself….something…… yeah, that didn’t happen. I wanted to write something about … Continue reading

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Happy Lunar New Year

I am going to try to be more diligent in writing things down here. It may work much better once I figure out my technology and learn how to use my iPad to do that. I often think of things … Continue reading

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What’s on the Needles

I thought I’d take stock of what I have on the needles, and find that there are far too many projects that need some attention For the past several months, I have been concentrating on designing. No grand expectations, just … Continue reading

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New pattern – new level of excitement

I finally published my new pattern on Ravelry Made with Indigo Moon Yarn’s hand-dyed BFL, this lace-edged shawlette is the perfect accessory when you need something over bare shoulders in an air-conditioned office or on a cool summer night. Then, when … Continue reading

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