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Pleated Cable Summer Sweater – Part 2B

This post is labeled 2B because, well, I made a HUGE mistake.  I got to the point where I had to make the box pleats and realized that I didn’t have enough stitches to make the pleats.  In other words, … Continue reading

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Pleated Cable Summer Sweater – Part 2

My yarn arrived the other day and I couldn’t wait to get started on my latest sweater design.  All my swatching was done, so I dove straight in. I absolutely love this yarn – Universal Yarn’s Bamboo Pop (50% cotton, … Continue reading

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Pleated Cable Summer Sweater – The Swatch

April was a brutal month of non-stop work.  Now that I finally have my first free weekend in months, it’s time to knit! In my last post, I mentioned that I’ve been really inspired by the designs coming out of … Continue reading

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I’ve Become Obsessed

I’ve never been a person that’s been a big follower of the fashion world, but I have to admit – lately, I’ve become obsessed with the fashion house Balmain. I don’t know if it’s an oxymoron, but I’ve never been … Continue reading

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When A License Is Not A License

I finally finished my University of Kentucky clutch! There’s a store nearby me that sells only UK goods, so I thought I’d see if they would like to carry my clutch in their store. The response was something I didn’t … Continue reading

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When Work Interferes With Knitting

I’m working so much lately that it’s interfering with my knitting. And my blogging! While I’ve been trying to get my fiber business off the ground, I took a part-time job at a local CPA firm to make ends meet. … Continue reading

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Fingerless Gloves

I never really understood the point of fingerless gloves… until now!  It’s been so cold INSIDE my house due to the deep freeze we’ve had this winter, that I rummaged through my yarn stash to find some yarn to make … Continue reading

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All About Mink Yarns

I love interesting fibers, so after I finished my mink scarf, I decided to do a little more digging into mink yarns.  Some people were mortified that I made a mink scarf, not realizing that the animals are NOT harmed to … Continue reading

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Finished Dreambird Shawl

I finished the Dreambird Shawl just in time to give it to my Mom for Christmas.  This shawl is so unusual that when she pulled it out of the package, she wasn’t really sure what it was until my sister modeled … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Knitting with Pets

I’ve been knitting like a maniac trying to finish up all of my Christmas presents this year.  Given my three cats’ reactions to the fiber frenzy, I think they believe that I’ve made everything just for them! I’ve never really … Continue reading

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