Monthly Archives: September 2015

Knitting In The Round Is Not Flat

The weekend temperatures in Northern California were in the triple digits.  Today, Monday should be the last gasp of hot summer heat.  I took advantage of the heat over the weekend to block a lace cowl “hot” off the needles. … Continue reading

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Schedule Change

Almost two weeks ago, I was notified the Vogue Knitting Destination trip to Koigu Wool Designs was cancelled due to an unfortunate personal circumstance suffered by the Landra family.  I wish Kersti Landra a speedy recovery. With a last minute change … Continue reading

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A Wrong Does Make A Right

After knitting about eight inches on Design Mine, I measured for gauge and found the width of the back was not to measurement.  Does a gauge swatch truly address the variability of yarn?  A gauge swatch is definitely necessary, but until … Continue reading

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Copyright Guidelines

For all creative, curious, artistic, and social media participants the following information provides food for thought when sharing your intellectual property.

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Design Mine

When I find beautiful yarn and a pattern, I jump right in with both knitting needles.  After knitting a gauge swatch, I begin knitting line by line, increase by decrease reaching the final row of  bind off.  I give very … Continue reading

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Chris From Canberra

http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21663247-lost-merino-recalls-fatter-years-when-australias-wealth-was-wool-prized-yarn-australia According to other news outlets, Chris’ fleece yielded enough for thirty sweaters. http://news.nationalpost.com/news/world/thirty-sweaters-worth-of-wool-shorn-from-overgrown-sheep-found-wandering-the-australian-wilderness

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