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Japanese Olympic Inspired Hat

Yesterday I promised a set of new knitting patterns inspired by the Olympic Opening Ceremonies.  Here is the first hat is the series. The Japanese entered the arena sporting neon orange snowsuits, but the hat is what caught my eye.  … Continue reading

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Basic Bulky Hat

Each year I knit a few hats to donate to a local AHG event. The hats are used as door prizes at a weekend retreat for Pioneers and Patriots.  Early in the fall when I found this bulky yarn in … Continue reading

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The Wise, Not-So-Old, Owl

When I think of owls, I associate them with wisdom.  What about you?  Archimedes, from the Sword and the Stone, guides young Merlin.  Winnie the Pooh always seeks the advice of his friend Owl. And lets not forget Woodsy Owl, … Continue reading

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Wine Bottle Gift Sack

Now that Christmas is over, I can start sharing my holiday knitting.  For my aunt I made this wine bottle gift sack. This year I wanted to get her something a little different, so I found a nice bottle of … Continue reading

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Tutti Fruiti Hat

I had enough yarn left from my recent hat to create another hat. I began with a free pattern by Miriam Pike.  The pattern features a mock cable brim and a classic hat crown.  I promise it does fit my … Continue reading

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A Hat For Me

As a knitter, I give away more projects than I keep. Home-made projects make great Christmas gifts.  Since most of the projects I am working on will be gifts, I am not ready to reveal them. But have no fear, … Continue reading

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Entrelac Dishcloth

Have you tried Entrelac knitting?  It has been on my bucket list for a while, and this summer I bit the dust and was determined to learn how to create this amazing texture. 

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