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By The Grace Pattern Dive

Next week my book By the Grace comes out, and I thought it might be good to introduce some of the characters through the knitwear. A note: All of these links go back to Ravelry, as I don't know of any other comprehensive pattern repository. Slimline Undies by Susan Crawford Julia Grace is our main… Continue reading By The Grace Pattern Dive

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Works in Progress

As we move into cooler weather, it is 100% crafting season. I always want to break out the knitting and the sewing machine when the seasons change. My biggest project at the moment is what I'm calling the Clawsome Sweater, or my Ravenclaw* Quidditch Sweater. I'm using one of Yarnia's customer blends, combined with some… Continue reading Works in Progress

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Largess for the Baron & Baroness

On the list of things that should have been done by the end of 2019, these socks are numbers two and three on the list. (Where is number one, you ask? Um...Check back next week.) When we moved to Seattle, we didn't know anyone, except a handful of online friends. We got lucky, though, in… Continue reading Largess for the Baron & Baroness

books

Video Games for Knitters

I'll admit, I'm a casual gamer at best, but I have seen several video games across platforms in the past few years that reference knitting or crafting. I haven't played most of these yet, but I'll be getting my first console in a few weeks and these are definitely on my list. Animal Crossing Pocket… Continue reading Video Games for Knitters

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Best Youtube Knitting Podcasts

I feel like there's been some pretty heavy subjects on the blog lately, or maybe it's just been the world in general getting me down. So I thought I would share something a bit more cheerful. Here's a list of some of my favorite knitting podcasts from Youtube. Below, I've embedded the most recent episodes… Continue reading Best Youtube Knitting Podcasts

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Finished Object Friday

The crafting continues! You got a preview of this one last week, when I posted about the 60's dress. Pattern: Dilosh Shawl Yarn: Knitpicks Stroll Fingering handpaints in "Coffee Shop" Needles: Chiao Goo US 5/3.75mm This is my 2nd Dilosh shawl. I love the pattern, though I did get sick of it after a while.… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Finished Object Friday

I'm late, but I'm back! It's been a while since I've had a crafty Friday post for you. I promise that I did do crafty things in the month of November, though! I have proof! My first project isn't terribly exciting. It's actually the last thing I made. A friend over on Ravelry has been… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Works in Progress

Oh, hi Friday! You snuck up on me. When did you get here?  I've been working on several projects lately, and I've even finished one! I finished the village socks with only a little yarn left over. This is an improvised pattern. I think I have my own personal sock recipe down for the most… Continue reading Works in Progress

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Antique Market Haul

I am so tired, you guys. Yesterday I went to the Scott Antique Market downtown with Missouri and my mom. For those not from the Columbus area, this is a massive antique market we have at the fairgrounds that runs selected weekends from November-March. Yesterday wrapped up their 2014-15 season. Since it was the very… Continue reading Antique Market Haul

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Finished Object Friday

What have I finished in the past month? Well, the Owl Cowl is finally complete, and has been worn several times by the recipient. The yarn is Berroco Weekend DK, which is mostly cotton. Word of advice: cables+cotton=murder on your hands. That right there is the main reason it took me two and a half… Continue reading Finished Object Friday