Lettlopi wool skeins in white and blue

Discovering The Goodness of Icelandic Lettlopi Wool

The last thing you may expect a Florida gal to do is order wool from Iceland to knit a sweater! But that is just what I did a couple of weeks ago. I have now fallen in love with this wonderful Lopi wool. While living here in the jungle heat, I dream of being in […]

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calliope pattern sweater knitting

Knitting The Calliope Sweater Pattern

Knitting has begun on my Calliope pullover sweater pattern (link to the FREE pattern below). Somehow I managed to pull a muscle in my neck which is causing me some extreme discomfort. The pain is keeping me from doing much of anything except sit in front of the television and knit. For that reason, my […]

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Knitting the Marshland Sweater

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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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 sweater knitting

Understanding the Turtle Dove Sweater Pattern Increases

Twice I’ve bought sweater patterns and lots of yarn to knit them, and both times I’ve not been able to accomplish the patterns. Since I have all this yarn to use up, I’ve kept an eye out for a simple sweater to knit. The Turtle Dove sweater pattern has raglan sleeves and also droopy underarms. […]

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