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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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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 # 48

It seems I forgot to post hat #48.  Here it is. This one is  That Easy Guernsey Hat by Christine Roy.  The first hat I knit was with Lamb’s Pride worsted, which is in a perverse way, actually an aran … 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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Watkins, Hat # 44

This is Watkins, by Aimee Alexander of Polka Dot Sheep Publications.  It is a paid pattern, $5.00.  Here’s the Ravelry link to the page.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/watkins I did modify the pattern by knitting 3 rows of the braid instead of one. … 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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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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Last of Olympic knits, hat # 34

Here are the rest of my knitting projects from the Olympics.  I knit the whole sweater, including both sleeves!  I not only have second sleeve syndrome, I have first sleeve syndrome, so  this is a huge accomplishment for me.  Of … Continue reading

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