Category Archives: yarn

mmm yummy yarn.

finished: lace sweater for mom

one last knit gift that i was working on before the holidays. it has been given, so i can finally share it here… is it bad to say i love it? because i do. it was knit seamlessly from the … Continue reading

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finished: lace scarf

before i show the scarf i was working on prior to the holidays, i want to share what it looked like pre-blocking (blocking is wetting, shaping, and allowing a knit item to dry in order to hold its shape. i’ve … Continue reading

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happy holidays…

the last of the cards were made and sent this week. they would have been mailed last week but the post office was out of stamps. really! also, i blocked and wrapped the last knit gift last night. in the … Continue reading

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freebie: printable gift tags for handmade items

here are some gift tags i made. if you like them, you can use them too. click on each image below to open the pdf file to print. i find that the tags look best when printed on textured cardstock, but … Continue reading

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weekend in a nutshell: knit organized

when you go into a yarn store, there is (of course) yarn. and patterns. and then these inspiring little bags with both yarn and matching pattern paired together. all co-mingling and ready to be thrown onto needles and knit up … Continue reading

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