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Designer Spotlight: Hushfall by Joan Forgione

Some knitters like to follow a pattern line for line. Joan Forgione is not one of those knitters. She much prefers designing her own patterns – something she attributes to being “bossy.” Hushfall is a bold, colorwork cap that Joan designed for her daughter’s boyfriend. The slouchy style hat is knit in three shades of… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Hushfall by Joan Forgione

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Amy’s Thread: For the Boys

Guys get a reputation of being hard to knit for. It has been my experience that they are rather selective about what they will actually wear, but that makes it that much more satisfying when you knit a hat and he actually wears it. Gift knitting season is sneaking up on us all so I… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: For the Boys

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Emily Explains: Donnely’s Fisherman’ s Rib

This weekend I traveled up to Maine and explored Monhegan Island for the day. As always, it was beautiful with a foggy morning that turned into a bright and sunny day. I love seeing all the different people on the island - the working boats, pulling up traps and the artists tucked in the gardens or along the cliffs… Continue reading Emily Explains: Donnely’s Fisherman’ s Rib