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Thrifty Thursday

I have had so many excellent finds lately I feel I need to start my Thrifty Thursday posts again.  First up, yarn!  Bet you thought I was going to say Pyrex right? I bought 3 cakes of Valley Yarns Northfield … Continue reading

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How to dye yarn with Kool-Aid, Lesson Three

There are so many things I like about knitting for Wool-Aid. There’s the gauge doesn’t really matter thing, the helping cold kids thing, the it’ll fit somebody thing…. Another reason I like it  is whatever you knit, it is sure … Continue reading

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Hat # 49

I’ve been lax in posting knitting pictures.  Here is hat #49.  It is called Bulletproof Aran by Chuck Wright and is knit in Northampton yarn.  This was a really fun knit, a bit of a challenge but not so challenging … Continue reading

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It’s so tiny! Hat #47

It’s hat #47. The Milagro Baby Hat ( free pattern) knit in Aslan Trends Del Cerro. It’s merino, and super soft. I think it will fit a 3-6 mo size baby. I added rows to make it longer otherwise it … Continue reading

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Hat # 45 Dufton

Dufton is hat #45, closing in on 50 now!  Knit in Lambs Pride Bulky.  Big shock there huh?  This hat is seriously dense and warm.  Link to Ravelry pattern page here  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dufton Yes, it’s for Wool-Aid.  

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Hats # 42 and 43

I promised hats were coming right?  Hat #42 is the Greenery  hat by Lilith Parker. The pattern is a free Ravelry download. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/greenery-hat   This was a bit of a challenge as there were lots of traveling cables, so I had … Continue reading

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In honor of The Desolation Of Smaug, hat # 40

I’ve already watched the movie about 4 times.  I was so relieved that they did a good job with Smaug.  CG animals can be horrible, like the werewolf in prisoner of Azkaban, talk about horrible!   I will agree the movie is a … Continue reading

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More Hats, but in boring colors

I have finished hats # 37 through 39. #37 was the Kiwi Hat. I enjoyed knitting this one, and liked the finished result. The twisted cable stitches have a nice look, but are not actually cables. Next time I would … Continue reading

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Finally some hats

Not that I haven’t been knitting them, just not posting them.  Here are two hats I knit last month.  The challenge from Wool-Aid was to knit something from their pattern store.  All the patterns are designed by Wool-Aid members.  I … Continue reading

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Hat #27

Hat #27 in my 50 Hat Pattern Project is the Fake Isle Hat by Amy King.   Ravelry pattern link here http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fake-isle-hat   This is another hat that has been in my Queue since 2008.  Why?  Again it’s my problem with … Continue reading

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