Monthly Archives: September 2013

Let The Yarn Speak

It’s no secret that I’m more about letting yarn do what it’s supposed to do.  What do I mean?  Mohair added to any fiber, man-made or natural creates a beautiful subtle halo of color and softness, but combining novelty yarns together “knit as one” … Continue reading

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Neck Candy Part II

I’ve finished adding a crocheted edge to Neck Candy.  Knitting and crochet are perfect pairs in the world of stitches.  The edge was crocheted using Noro’s Taiyo Sock Yarn.  The ruffling effect added an interesting dimensionality.  The edge frames and supports … Continue reading

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Mini-Vaca

This year, for my husband’s birthday, I planned a getaway to Carmel, CA where I took pictures .  We enjoyed the beautiful landscape walking along the edge of crashing waves  watching the shore birds, while we looked for beach treasures. As the sun … Continue reading

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Neck Candy

What happens when you design a pattern and use two different types of yarn, which can be worn three different ways? The neck adornment shown on the left displays two different gauges of Noro yarn consisting of silk, wool and a … Continue reading

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Chevron Sweater

The chevron sweater is finished! The design for the chevron sweater appears in Erika Knight’s Glamour Knits pages 55-57.  This book contains “15 sensuous designs inspired by Hollywood sirens.” The directions are pretty straight forward with a twist when attaching the sleeves to … Continue reading

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