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Usually, I opt for shawl pins,  and have several in my collection! Shawl Pins   I purchased this  Penannular shawl pin from MasterArks Etsy Shop  a year ago, and wear it on my large comfy worsted weight wrap. It is the heaviest and  most secure pin I have.  The design dates back to the Iron Age, and is […]

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Yarn Bowls I already have a yarn bowl, and love it.  Too bad though, as now I want one of these cat style yarn bowls.  I like using the yarn bowl so the ball of wool doesn’t roll around the floor attracting the attention of my cats.  I wonder if this cat face bowl would […]

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When I knit something with repeated pattern sections in it,  I always use stitch markers.   In the beginning,  I didn’t think I would spend any money on stitch markers, who needs them? In fact, I could just make a little loop of a contrasting coloured yarn and use that if I needed to mark my […]

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This is too pretty to keep to myself!  I have been buying Alpaca yarn from Leslie at A to Z Alpacas for a long time now.  Last year my friends and I drove out to the farm in Southern Alberta and had a great time ‘meeting’ everyone, the family, the pets, the alpacas!   There are […]

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I am so pleased with the response the Marilyn’s Easy Rainbow Shawl is getting.   I designed this shawl for my friend Marilyn,  and offered it for free on Ravelry.   So far there have been 1047 downloads of the pattern. The nice thing about this pattern is that it is designed for beginning knitters […]

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I love this little knit kitten.   I knit one with a bit of scrap yarn, and will probably knit a few more.  They don’t take very long and are so cute. Who could resist?   You can find the pattern for this little kitten stuffed toy at Beans the Cat  It is a  wonderful […]

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I know the best way to try freshly washed (soaked) knitting is to lay it flat and just wait. Wait however long it takes to get dry. What about the rest of the laundry? I don’t have a close line, or a wooden drying rack, (it is on the must buy list), so I use […]

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