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Book Review: Scarves in the Round

  Book: Scarves in the Round: 25 Knitted Infinity Scarves, Neck Warmers, Cowls, and Double-Warm Tube Scarves Author: Heather Walpole Since I’m moderating the neck things group for the Ravelry Gift-a-Long, I’ve been thinking about neck things a lot. So, today seems like the perfect time to post about a new book I received, Scarves in the Round: 25 Knitted …

Finished Project Photo & One Awesome Crocheter

There are certain parts of designing that I love, like coming up with a new idea and finishing a project. However, I think the coolest part is seeing finished project photos of items other people have made from my designs. When Barbara tweeted her photo of a finished Ridged Whirl Hat, I got more than just the usual warm, fuzzy …

Say hello to Esmeralda

No better way to start off a new week than with putting out a new pattern. Say hello to the Esmeralda Shawl. Esmeralda is a Tunisian crochet project. I really had fun with this project because the shawl is made as 3 consecutive wedges that are worked off of each other as you go. And, of course, I love this …

Sneak Peek: Alex Adorable Pullover Vest (Knit)

One of my recent projects, in conjunction with Holiday Yarns, is the Alex Adorable Pullover Vest. Read as “Alex Adorable (pause) Pullover Vest”. This is the first of a couple of children’s patterns I’m doing this Fall/Winter. They are all going to be named with a child’s first name and an adjective last name- so “Alex Adorable” and “Phoebe Fantastic”, …