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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Variegated blue handspun yarn beanie

The Bunny Hat Was Knit With Hand Spun Yarn

Just about a year ago I purchased two hanks of hand-spun yarn at Clarion Call Fiber Arts at Etsy. One of those hanks contained some bunny fur (angora), which made it feel so wonderful, and I finally decided what to use it for. A variegated yarn such as this is great for knitting a hat. […]

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Handspun swatches

Just Bought New Hand-spun Yarn

As I was browsing Instagram the other day I saw some beautiful handspun yarn photos. Taking a chance, I clicked the website link and there before my eyes were beautiful, colorful skeins to purchase! It wasn’t cheap, at $38 a skein – see the store link below this photo – as would be expected for […]

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