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This is where you’ll find blog updates on yarn I’ve purchased for future projects, my work in progress, finished pieces that I’ve added to the store or the story or process behind the item I’ve created. Stay-tuned for weekly updates on my yarn related adventures. There’s always something on the needles.


In the Store: Moonbeams & Magic shawl

May 22, 2019

In the Store: Moonbeams & Magic shawl

Magical summer nights are the inspiration for this Moonbeams & Magic shawl. Hand-knit in unusual stranded silk threads, this shawl is the perfect accessory for summer. Light and cool to wear, it adds sparkle and shimmer to any outfit. Wear it with your favorite summer dress to feel magical!   Notes on project: First time knitting the Knitandala Shawl pattern by Inbar Rofman and I found it a bit perplexing. The pattern is designed...

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Black Swan shawl

May 16, 2019

Black Swan shawl

No ugly duckling here. This glorious Mediterranean blue-to-black gradient shawl transforms into a beautiful Black Swan, its silky Tencel yarn and dazzling beads only adding to this shawl’s beauty. Pair it with jeans or your favorite little black dress. Either way it’s sure to take notice. Spread your wings, and let your spirit take flight.   Notes on Project Second time knitting the Wild Swan pattern by Anne-Lise Maigaard & Nim Teasdale and still...

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Olympic Rainforest Shawl

May 6, 2019

Olympic Rainforest Shawl

Wrapped in the warmth of Blue-faced Leicester and silk, this lovely “Olympic Rainforest” shawl will comfort your soul. Just like wearing a hug from your closest friend. Its dark, navy blue to fresh spring green gradient color and leafy lace stitches work together to create a serene, forest-like sanctuary; a place to commune with nature and restore internal strength. Notes on project First time knitting Nim Teasdale’s Foliata and loved having an easy knit....

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Custom Order: Desert Bloom shawl.

Apr 15, 2019

Custom Order: Desert Bloom shawl.

Beautiful celadon green is highlighted in this Desert Bloom shawl, mimicking the desert succulent Echeveria plant, Hand-knit in lace-weight Blue-faced Leicester wool and silk yarn, this lovely shawl is lightweight on your shoulders, but will keep you warm and cozy on those chilly evenings or at your desk at the office when the air conditioning is turned too high. Notes on project I’ve knit this pattern before, but this is the first time knitting...

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Custom Order: 1001 Nights by the Sea shawl.

Apr 15, 2019

Custom Order: 1001 Nights by the Sea shawl.

With thousands of sparkling silver-lined beads, 1001 Nights by the Sea shawl glimmers, as if a full moon cast were casting its light across a calm, nighttime sea. It’s vibrant turquoise-to-aqua-white gradient is sure to create a whirlpool of compliments. The perfect accessory to wear when you long for a stroll along the beach.   Notes on Project This was a custom request as the buyer wanted a shawl very similar to the Traveling...

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Thistles and Bluebells cowl

Mar 27, 2019

Thistles and Bluebells cowl

Thistles and bluebells, just in time for Spring. This beautiful Thistles and Bluebells cowl, hand knit in a lovely blue, teal and purple variegated silk and merino yarn adds a touch of warmth to your Springtime wardrobe. Pair it with your favorite top and blue jeans, or liven up a neutral business suit. Either way, you’ll love wearing this creation.   Notes on project: I love making this cowl. It translates from the shawl...

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In the Store: Ice Maiden shawl.

Mar 25, 2019

In the Store: Ice Maiden shawl.

Frost permeates the air as this Ice Maiden shawl longingly awaits Mother Nature’s magic; its icy green to purple gradient lending a hint to the colors of Spring. Wrapped in the warmth of Merino and nylon, this shawl will chase away any remnants of winter. The perfect accessory for those cool evening s or chilly morns not yet warmed by the summer sun.   Notes on Project This was a lovely pattern to knit....

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Dragons Are Rarely Quiet shawl

Mar 12, 2019

Dragons Are Rarely Quiet shawl

Twisting cables and Celtic knots turn this soft Merino yarn into an expressively colorful Dragons Are Never Quiet shawl. The half-round shape recreates the dragon’s wings, while the five-paneled cable spires, represent the intricate winged framework allowing for flight. But be warned. There is no shhshing this dragon to a quiet corner of the room.  This dragon demands to be seen!   Notes on project Absolutely love how this turned out. The slip-stitch colorwork...

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In the Store: Wild Swan shawl

Jan 19, 2019

In the Store: Wild Swan shawl

Transform into a beautiful Wild Swan, with this cream-to-chocolate brown gradient shawl. Its soft BFL and silk yarn in subtle, neutral tones, and sparkling gold-lined sapphire beads only add to this shawl’s beauty. Spread your wings, and let your spirit take flight.   Notes on Project This project was part of a Mystery Make Along, so I had no clue other than the Wild Swan name, what to expect. To say I’m gobsmacked with...

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