Monthly Archives: March 2011

Good-bye, Quilter’s Palette

On Friday afternoon a sad email arrived in my inbox: my LQS, Quilter’s Palette is closing. When it’s doors close for good, I will have gone from living in a neighbourhood with a fabulous and active yarn shop and quilting … Continue reading

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Annis – The Beginning

I’m knitting a shawl. In fact, I’m knitting a bright pink shawl. A bit out of the norm for me, eh? The shawl is Annis, from Kitty Spring+Summer 2010. The yarn is “cotton flake” laceweight I was given as a … Continue reading

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Eyes! Eyes!

One of my endless goals to get myself organized. I’ve been working on sorting out my stash, putting yarn in drawers and bins according to some weird logic that makes sense to me when I do it but not later. … Continue reading

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March Socks – Part 2.5

Oh noes, more socks. I know, it isn’t very exciting for my readers who don’t knit. But, I love to knit socks (they are small, portable, and fairly quick), and I enjoy sharing what I make in the hopes that … Continue reading

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12 Days with Gold

In my last post I expressed some, uh, trepidation with regards to using the Anchor metallic that came in the Twelve Days of Christmas kit. But, I’m a big girl, so I got out my needle and gave it a … Continue reading

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Day One Done-ish

My goodness, this was certainly more of a struggle than it was worth, but day one of The Twelve Days of Christmas is finally finished… well, except for the outside border and a little bit of backstitching. I’m using the … Continue reading

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Reverse Hearts

My LoveSocks are coming along really well, especially considering I’m new at this whole instarsia thing. I’ve finished down to the heel flap on the second sock, which is a mirror of the first. Now, you might have noticed a … Continue reading

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