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Finish Friday: Make Believe Socks

Make Believe Socks

When I found out we were going to be visiting Pittsburgh, I had the most brilliant idea (if I do say so myself!).  I decided to order some yarns from KnitPicks.com and finally get to check some of them out! They don’t deliver to the Netherlands (BOO!!!) so I’ve not had ...

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Phoncible Hat – Love!


I really should have renamed this hat, I have no idea what a phoncible is and there’s just no getting cute with that name in a blog title. Anyway, it’s finished and I LOVE IT!  It worked out just as great as I thought it would with the two different ...

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Phoncible Hat Progress


As it turns out, I was able to show some self restraint with my Phoncible Hat, it’s not finished yet! It’s so weird to have to stop myself from finishing something rather than pushing to get it done, but I’m glad I left this one alone. I want to work ...

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How Did I Not Notice This Sooner?!


The Noorse Sokkenwol by Scheepjes, how on earth did I not realize that there was a thicker alternative to the Scheepjes Invicta Colour yarn out there?  I think my addiction to that yarn is pretty well documented and I blame Ravelry.  There are just so many patterns out there for ...

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101 List Update – More Socks!

Verypink Sock Tutorial

Remember back in 2012 when I completed my goal to learn to knit socks?  Well, I have a confession to make. At that time I learned to knit SOCK… singular.  Yup, I immediately got a case of single sock syndrome (where you finish the first sock but never get around ...

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Future Project Planning: Stone Washed Sylvi


Yarn: Scheepjes Stone Washed XL  (850 – Garnet) Pattern: Sylvi (Ravelry) I’m so excited about this project, even though I keep putting it off as more urgent things come up.  I first added the pattern to my favorites on Ravelry last year and filed it away in my brain under “pipedream”… meaning, ...

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Scheepjeswol Bloggers Day


A few weeks ago I was invited to visit the Scheepjeswol headquarters for a Bloggers Day event they were having this past Friday and I have been counting the days (hours, minutes…) ever since. They had arranged a day for a few of us crocheters and knitters to get together, ...

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Dreambird Shawl Progress


Remember before I left for holiday I posted about my Autumn Dreambird Shawl and how I had become totally infatuated with the yarn?  Well, not a lot has changed, I’m still head over heels in love with this project.  I tried to work on it as much as I could ...

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