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Archive for August, 2011

One-Size Independent Patterns

Irene really did a number on our power grid this weekend. Happily, I was able to get some knitting done (by flashlight, when necessary) despite the weather. Hopefully any blog readers affected by the storm were safely able to do the same…  Read more

Back to School

Growing up, I always regarded the start of a new school year as a tragedy of epic proportions. The reality, though I never would’ve admitted it, is that it was actually a little refreshing. After weeks of goofing around by Lake Michigan and making Read more

Fall Color Trends

It’s mid-August…

Which means back-to-school sales are in full swing, new issues of style magazines have expanded to twice their usual size, and the first fall deliveries have arrived at stores. Read more

Books That Teach

In my experience, learning to knit is more of an ongoing process rather than a single event. No matter how many techniques I’ve mastered, there’s always something new to learn. I have no doubt that it’s a major factor in why knitting is such an addictive activity… Read more

Berroco Loves Ravelers, Pt. 2

I’ve been at it again – browsing Ravelry and finding lots of projects designed with Berroco yarns! It’s time for another independent pattern round-up… Read more

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