Anzula For Better or Worsted yarn

Knitting With Beloved Worsted Weight

When I began knitting many years ago, I used worsted weight yarn only. I practiced making winter hats and the little old lady who gave me lessons had a shop that sold lots of wool. I was in New Hampshire at the time, and it only made sense to knit for winter with heavy wool. […]

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wool cable boot cuff

Knitting Boot Cuffs Trial and Error

My daughter asked for a set of boot cuffs and the request seemed easy enough. The actual knitting of the cuff is pretty simple, but the cast-on number and cast-off style took some trial and error. I began by searching for boot cuff patterns. All I really needed to know was approximate cast-on numbers and […]

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Skiff hand knit beanie with cables

A New Skiff Beanie Gift Knit in Gray

My son’s blue Skiff beanie, pattern by Jarod Flood, has gotten a lot of attention this winter. Yes, we can wear hats in Florida in winter. My son was born and raised here so he is always cold when the temps drop below 60! Some friend’s of his have seen his blue Skiff, which I […]

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Encore Mega bulky orange yarn

Knitting Hats in Hunter Orange Yarn

I’ve wanted to knit hats using bright, hunter-orange yarn for a while now. My kids live in rural New Hampshire towns where hunting happens pretty much throughout the year. Almost all land is open to hunters unless it is posted as “No Hunting”. Hunters can be in state forests, federal land, parks and even on […]

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