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The hurt of a Mother

Last year my nine year-old daughter decided that she wants to learn knitting. She can already crochet, so her hands were used to working with yarn…I was ready to be patient and kind. I was ready to hold her hand as she coped with lost stitches or unintentional increases. I was g
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Felted Ruffles Bag

I really love felting. I have finished knitting and felting a new bag. Do I need one? Probably not , but I love the whole knitting – to felt thing. So here it is Materials 2 skeins of Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Bulky inSun Yellow Color A1 skein of Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pr
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Not so final accounting

Since I have started this blog my DH has been trying to get me to put together all of the projects that I have finished last year. He has even volunteered to take pictures and so this week we sorted through the staff.Frankly I am amazed. I did not realized that I have knit this much.
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Wrestling a bear

Have you ever wrestled with a bear? I am not talking about a furry mammal that is famous for it’s love of honey. I mean the perfectly nice project, that for no reason at all goes wrong. It is usually nothing obvious, you may be blithely knitting along, then all of a sudden…
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MY YARN ADDICTION

I have rarely come across the yarn that I have truly, genuinely disliked. Like a reader of a cosy mystery expects a good ending (even if there are so many bodies thrown around that it becomes a sanitation problem). I continue to believe that this yarn must be GOOD for something.Awhile
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Basket Case, child’s hat

My son has lost his hat, again. This was a second victim this year. I have said that I will not knit another hat for him this year. So I knitted this one for myself , and I am letting him wear it. I present a free pattern for Basket Case Hat Materials Lamb’s pride superwash wors
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