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Year of Projects 2022: Week 6

This week I've been focusing on a preview knit project, a large scarf/stole for Brooklyn Tweed, but unfortunately, I can't show any pictures of it until the preview week around the first of March. That's percolating in the background but in the meantime, I've also been working on: A new cast-on for a KAL with… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 6

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FO Friday: Princezna Hyacinta Handspun

I focused on getting my singles finished up and plied this week so I have a completed skein of handspun yarn to share for FO Friday today. Original fiber: A set of four 1-oz batts from KCKnits Etsy shop (which appears to be closed indefinitely) in the way-back stash machine (2017? maybe earlier?). These were… Continue reading FO Friday: Princezna Hyacinta Handspun

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Year of Projects 2022 – Week 5

This week, I finished up sock #1 of the By Naughty Design pair. Pattern is from Hunter Hammersen and yarn is from Long Dog Yarns, their Bounce Sock Yarn in A Shortcut to Mushrooms colorway, the first of their LOTR-themed club colors. These are a bit fussy to work with lots of twisted stitches but… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022 – Week 5

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Year of Projects: Week 4

This week, I'm working on a new spinning project. I have a lot of handcarded batts in stash and I decided that I would tackle a set of those next. These are from KCKnits on Etsy (although I think her store is permanently closed) and the colorway, Princezna Hyacinta, is inspired by an Alphonse Mucha… Continue reading Year of Projects: Week 4

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FO Friday – Sonoran

Project Details: * Pattern: Sonoran shawl design by Makenzie Alvarez (Ravelry link)* Yarn: Knit using 4 skeins of sockweight yarn: A Homespun House Stellina in Pinky Promise (pink multi), Less Travelled Yarn 757 Sock in Toadstool Problems (light green), The Unique Sheep Luxe in Sinful (brown) and Cascade Heritage Handpaints in 9824 (dark green). Total… Continue reading FO Friday – Sonoran

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Year of Projects: Week 3

A long and really busy work and life week here, but I did get a fair amount done on some YOP pieces: I finished up the pair of Desert Vista Dyeworks self-striping socks. The yarn is DVD's Viso sock yarn base in the color Halley's Comet. I added in a pale pink mini-skein from stash… Continue reading Year of Projects: Week 3