Hiding in Purple Haze


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This summer I  knit this large scarf out of a new Jorstad Creek yarn using a pattern from a local designer. Continue Reading


My Grandparents’ Afghan

Whole Afgan

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I recently went through the treasures in a cedar chest and rediscovered this afghan.

I knit most of this afghan when I was in college. Many of us knit or crocheted, often waiting in line for dinner. (Why we waited in line so often for so long isn’t clear to me now.  Maybe it was the social hour or maybe the good stuff was likely to be gone if you weren’t toward the front of the line.)

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Introducing the Lakemoor Vest

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I am really excited to show you the pattern I am releasing today on Ravelry and at the Nordic Knitting Conference in Seattle. The Lakemoor Vest is a relatively simple project with a big impact. It is a fun way to use that beautiful, wild sock yarn you could not resist but wouldn’t use for socks.

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