Turkish patterned cap knit in brown and white

Second Time’s A Charm Knitting the Turkish Patterned Cap

Because my first Turkish Patterned Cap came out so pretty, not counting the trouble I had with the crown, I began knitting another one. Well, the second time’s a charm, but I felt cursed when I got to the crown. I knew that my first attempt at knitting this hat was a fail when it […]

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Colorwork pullover sweater Marshland pattern

Knitting a Bohemian Version of the Marshland Sweater

This is my bohemian version of the Marshland sweater pattern by Tin Can Knits. The pattern is in their book “Strange Brew”. Once again I am knitting with yarn I really don’t like all that much. I purchased this yellow Arranmore yarn when the color was on sale because it is / was discontinued. I […]

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Key West Kotton yarn and Anzula "For Better or Worsted"

Yarn Sale Drags Me In, Anzula and Key West Kotton

I can’t even remember how I got there, but once I was (online) strolling through Four Purls yarn shop I saw Anzula yarn on sale! Regular price, on average is $35 per skein, and I bought these three skeins for $24.15 each. I believe I was searching for washable worsted yarn. Whatever, I snatched up […]

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First colorwork was ripped back

First Time Ripping Out Many Rows of Knitting

I’ve begun knitting the Marshland pullover sweater by Tin Can Knits – see the pattern link at the end of this page. The pattern is in the “Strange Brew” book. I chose this pattern because I had worsted weight yarn to use. Because the pattern colorwork looks to me like it was meant more for […]

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Turtle Dove hand-knit sweater in Quarry

Photos of My Turtle Dove Sweater / Poncho

The Turtle Dove sweater pattern is offered FREE from Espace Tricot, which is very nice of them. I have a link to their Ravelry pattern page below. I knit mine using bulky Brooklyn Tweed Quarry yarn because it was on hand. So, here is how it turned out. The Size Even though I knit the […]

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