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Ravelry Game Team Notable

And now with Tour de Fleece winding down, it’s time for the Ravellenic Games. Teams have been forming for awhile now and Team Notable members are beginning to plot and plan their projects. We’ll be awarding medals in the form of prizes and we have a wonderful sponsor who’s donated a huge wedge style bag, large enough to hold the heftiest project! …read more

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The Sock Swap


Here’s something fun to do with your knitting friends – how about a sock swap? You could set up personal swaps for anything really, but there’s something special about socks – the effort involved. It’s one of those rare gifts – almost like receiving a sweater with all those hundreds of stitches! My Ravelry friend Piratered and I set up our own little …read more

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Colorwork Cup Coziness


Why why why have I been so afraid of colorwork? I took the plunge and cast on to give it a try, using Ohdessa’s Three Colorwork Coffee Sleeves pattern. I jumped right in with the five color snowflake and it came together in just a few hours! Doesn’t my cup look cozy? coffeecoziness I modified the pattern by using fingering weight yarn scraps on 2.25mm dpn’s.  …read more

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Colorwork Tips


Carli is in the process of moving household and family to a different state, so in her absense over the next week or so, I’ll pinch hit with some extra knitting posts. When I was gathering how to’s and tips on knitting with colorwork, I started by looking at the instructions for the pretty free patterns I’d found on Ravelry. I picked Odessa’s Three …read more

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Leap Into Spring KAL/CAL Winner!

Sedna's Knitted Shawl Pattern

I completed my own KAL project for the Leap into Spring KAL/CAL. I made Sedna’s Shawl by Mary Lena Lynx, a cotton triangular shawl with a crocheted lace border. I was excited about this shawl when I first saw it because I wanted something in cotton suitable for our Mediterranean summer beach weekends. I always manage to feel chilled after a day in the …read more

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Take a Leap into Spring KAL/CAL

take a leap into spring

  We’ve been given a very special gift this year – the gift of an extra day. It’s a leap year, so February has 29 rather than 28 days.  In celebration of extra time, we’re hosting a knit-along/crochet-along – Leap Into Spring! To Participate: Start a new knit or crochet project that is inspired by the Spring season. Perhaps it’s …read more

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