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FO gifted at last!

Now that my special person has received it, I can finally share with you what I've been working on since February and finished in early June (with many breaks in between to sniff smelling salts). I took copious notes on my Ravelry project page for those who might consider knitting the free pattern available on… Continue reading FO gifted at last!

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The one thing you shouldn’t do as a knitter…

Once upon a time, back on the KnitList, there was a recurring maxim against gifting a knitted item to an offspring's SO, as within a short period of time the couple generally broke up. I've now performed that dubious act. The Dashing mitts that were languishing in my closet were gifted to my youngest son's… Continue reading The one thing you shouldn’t do as a knitter…

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Let my skeins go!

(and surprisingly not, "Let go of my skeins!") Earlier this week I dove into the yarn stash, boxed some up and sent it off to an old internet friend and a relatively new knitter. Don't think this was easy. Even though I'm not really knitting much these days, it was an emotional hurdle to let my skeins go. Every bag… Continue reading Let my skeins go!