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Stone Washed Delivery!

Scheepjes Stone Washed

Look what arrived at my house not too long ago… Aren’t the colors great together?  While browsing Ravelry a while back I came across a project I really loved.  I stuck it in my favorites so I wouldn’t forget about it and went on to work my way through my long, loooong, list ...

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My New Spinning Obsession

Spinning

Last year when I went to Breidag (craft fair) with some friends, I saw a lot of women spinning on drop spindles and spinning wheels and became intrigued.  I also saw a lot of really beautiful spinning fiber that was waiting to be made into yarn.  At that time I had ...

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Stone Washed Sylvi is Finished!

Stone Washed Sylvi

So, my Sylvi is finished!  I think this was my longest planned, most put off, hardest worked on, most sworn at and awesome project yet! I was was first asked to make this jacket back in August 2014, but between other projects and orders that came along, I just kept pushing it off.  I ...

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Spring Sundry Shawl (WIP)

Spring Sundry Shawl

In my previous post about my Squishy Soft Fun Denim Shawl I had mentioned that I went for colors that are not really my norm this time around.  I wasn’t sure why, but I just really wanted to do something in pink. The other day it dawned on me where that inspiration ...

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Squishy Soft Fun Denim Shawl

Scheepjes Soft Fun Denim

A few weeks ago I received a package with some new yarn from Scheepjes. It’s an addition to their Soft Fun line, called Soft Fun Denim and it comes in the following colors: When it arrived, I pretty much ransacked the box.  Taking photos of the balls of yarn still pretty ...

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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!

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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

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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?!

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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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