Tag Archives: Knitting

Playing with Yarn

Hello, Stitchy Friends! Summer vacation is in its second third week already. Amazing how quickly time is flying by. We’ve been busy making bottle rockets, reading great books, and mostly doing just a whole lot of nothing. Sadly, that also … Continue reading

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Saturday School – How Yarn is Made

Hi, Stitchy Friends! Today marks the start of a new series here at Stitching Lotus: Saturday School. Every week I’ll be sharing a cool video, article, or picture essay that will teach us all a little bit about needlework, knitting, … Continue reading

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Soft and Squishy Knitting

While not an adventurous person in my regular life, I do love trying out new needlework stitches and crochet and knitting techniques. (Check out the combo crochet and cross stitch project I’m working on right now.) When a friend of … Continue reading

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A Little Snow, A Little Spring

We’ve are having a nice taste of winter around here. Yesterday was very cold and very windy, and today we woke up to several centimetres of snow on the ground. There was enough that I got to get out my … Continue reading

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Socks for Life

Long time readers will know that I love knitting socks. According to my Ravelry notebook, I’ve knit somewhere around 65 or 70 pairs since I learned to knit about eight years ago. Although I haven’t been knitting much lately (thanks … Continue reading

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Book Review – People Knitting by Barbara Levine

Stitching may be my first love, but I also adore knitting. Not only does it bring me peace, but I find it very soothing to watch other people knit. Netflix knows this–you can watch people knitting in two different Slow … Continue reading

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Sparkly Shawl

At the end of last month I headed back to my hometown to attended a wedding. The dress code was very casual, with sundresses being suggested for the ladies. (This was the dress I wore.) Of course, at the end … Continue reading

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