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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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The Hogsmeade Hat and an incentive to knit it and then donate it

I’ve got my first pattern ready to put on Ravelry, it is hat #50, also called the Hogsmeade Hat, because if you are going to visit Hogsmeade, you need a warm woolen hat!  I wanted to design a very easy … Continue reading

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It’s done, hat #50

I  have finished knitting 50 different hat patterns in the past year.  I did finish before my 50th birthday!  Here’s hat # 50, more on this pattern in a separate post. Here’s a picture of all the hats that I … 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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Hat # 46

I’m not so happy with the results of this hat.The pattern is South End Knitters Hat.  It is  a free pattern.  Hat is extremely stretchy, so that the 96 stitch hat fits an adult, but is too short to turn … 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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More Sweater Finishing

I started this one for the Ravellenic Games in 2012.  I finished the sweater before the games were done except for one small pesky problem.  It needed a zipper.  As you can see, no zipper.  I bought a zipper.  Lesson … Continue reading

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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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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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