Port Townsend Gallery Walk with the Bazaar Girls

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The first Saturday evening of every month, Port Townsend has a Gallery Walk with featured artists displaying their work at downtown galleries and stores. Last Saturday, March 7, the Bazaar Girls Yarn Shop and Fibre Emporium hosted Jorstad Creek yarns and BK Collective patterns as their featured artists.

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You may remember my earlier post on this wonderful local yarn store.

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Kerry Graber, the owner of Jorstad Creek, and I were at the store all day meeting customers and talking about our yarns and patterns. Continue Reading

The Canyons

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The Adventure Guy and I love the canyon country of Southern Utah. This spectacular picture of Bryce Canyon was taken by Jean-Christophe Benoist and licensed under an agreement with Wikimedia Commons.

The majesty and rhythm of Utah’s canyon country inspired two new patterns I am releasing this week, the Canyon Trail Shawl and the Canyon Rim Shawl.2014-12-13 14.32.58 (2)2014-12-13 15.27.38 Continue Reading

An Idea from the Yarn Harlot

I want to share a great idea from the Yarn Harlot.
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Some of you may not have met the Yarn Harlot. She’s a wonderful and very funny lady from Canada who has captured knitters, all kinds of knitters in her many books. Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off or The Yarn Harlot’s Guide to the Land of Knitting, ends with this:

“We all know it looks like yarn, but it is love . . . and for this it’s worth giving up all your closet space.”

For more from the Yarn Harlot check out her blog where you can also find links to her many books.

The idea I want to share is her One Row Handspun Scarf, a free pattern that has been knit into 9178 projects by members of Ravelry. Continue Reading