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IRL – Gradient Garden

Talented Jen has done it again! Our Garden 5 a tie-dye kit = awesome!   By nature I am a cool colors kind of girl. Jen’s color choices really speak to me in this crochet masterpiece.  I also love the color-block effect and the definitive lines. Here is Jen in her own words on this striking … Continue reading IRL – Gradient Garden

Saturday, August 29th @ 12PM

Bamboo Bloom Handpaints- Limited Edition 323 Hashi

  One of the best things about my job is coming in in the morning to a brand new batch of yarn, fresh from the mill.  This is an absolutely beautiful example.  Bamboo Bloom Handpaints in color 323 Hashi. Hashi means “bridge” in Japanese, and this colorway represents two meanings of the word.  It’s evocative of … Continue reading Bamboo Bloom Handpaints- Limited Edition 323 Hashi

Friday, August 28th @ 6PM

Free Pattern Friday – Happy Magic Scarf

It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Happy Magic Scarf in Wisdom Yarns Pix. This one has a special place in my heart, mainly because I designed it myself.  It was my carry-along knitting everywhere, and it got compliments while still in progress at quite a few coffeehouses. Chevrons are everywhere in knitting, and with good … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Happy Magic Scarf

Friday, August 28th @ 2PM

Weaving Wednesday – Start Today

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. -Arthur Ashe Today’s Weaving Wednesday was inspired on a walk down my street.  I was having difficulty getting motivated, and paused at a fence by a stream to look at the water and be in the moment.  Watching the stream wind along reminded me … Continue reading Weaving Wednesday – Start Today

Wednesday, August 26th @ 3PM
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