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Practice Knitting a Cardigan, Tips for Beginners

If you are like me, sweater knitting is frightening. I’ve knit two now and I’m still intimidated by knitting a large project. For so long I checked out the forums and blogs and knitwear designer sites and would be amazed that people could create such things from strands of yarn. They all seemed so intricate […]

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pink headband on gray head

Quick Headband / Ear Warmer Knit in Washable Yarn

I found this free pattern called Winter Morning (Link goes to Ravelry) to knit a chunky / bulky yarn headband with a cable. So here are the results and tips I want to share. This is an easy pattern which I knit in 2 hours, and I do like the way it came out. BUT… […]

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winter hat roll brim

Knitted Black Winter Hat in Quarry Yarn

I want to say right off that I knit this hat for myself and did not use a specific pattern. I did take notes as I knitted, which I can’t seem to find. The two skeins of Quarry yarn I purchased a while ago were meant to be used to make warm, winter hats for […]

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long-sleeve hand-knit sweater

Finished Knitting the Fine Sand Sweater

Here it is, part 2 of my journey through the knitting of the Fine Sand sweater. (To read Part 1, go here.) It came off the needles October 7th (2019) and has been washed and blocked. Overall I did like knitting this pattern. It’s only my second sweater, but with the exception of the short […]

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