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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: Across the Universe shawl

Dec 31, 2018

In the Store: Across the Universe shawl

Dazzle your world with this Across the Universe shawl. Hand-knit in a beautiful natural to purple to marine blue speckled gradient and sparkling with iridescent beads, this shawl is sure to get you noticed any place you wear it. Soft and cozy, it will keep you warm and comfy, even while out gazing at the stars.   Notes on Project If I wasn’t so starry-eyed over this gradient, I would have noticed the Maris...

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In the Store: Celtic Dragon shawl

Dec 17, 2018

In the Store: Celtic Dragon shawl

Twisting cables and Celtic knots turn this Merino, cashmere and silk yarn into a wondrous Celtic Dragon shawl. The half-round shape recreates the dragon’s wings, the cable spires its intricate framework that allows flight. Who wouldn’t want to wrap themselves in the mysteries of dragon flight?   Notes on project This project was an experiment in blending three separate patterns together to see if they would work. The intricate cablework was a challenge, but...

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Custom Order: Wedded Thistles shawl

Dec 10, 2018

Custom Order: Wedded Thistles shawl

Wrapped in the warmth of Merino and cashmere, this lovely Wedded Thistles shawl will feel like a nurturing hug while wearing it on your special day. Soft and cozy, this winter-white yarn is just the ticket to show off the stitch definition of this Scottish Thistles pattern.   Notes on project: Doesn’t matter how many times I knit this Scottish Thistles pattern, I never tire of it. It’s intricate design always keeps me on...

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Unanticipated Galaxy

Nov 26, 2018

Unanticipated Galaxy

This Unanticipated Galaxy shawl will rocket your visual sense to another universe. The shimmering Tencel yarn and bead work shine like a million stars across the universe while its exotic and luxurious texture feel out of this world. The perfect accessory to wear when you want to be noticed.   Notes on Project Another shawl in the Don’t Panic pattern that I love to knit. I have to say it’s my second favorite pattern after...

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Desert Sunset shawl

Nov 18, 2018

Desert Sunset shawl

Muted purple to vibrant orange gradient create this beautiful Desert Sunset shawl. Hand-knit in lace-weight Merino wool this stylish shawl is lightweight on your shoulders, but will keep you warm and cozy on those chilly winter evenings or at your desk at the office.   Notes on project I’ve knit this pattern before, but this is the first time knitting it as a gradient. I think it works splendidly, the transitions of color happening...

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Vivid Takes Flight scarf

Nov 18, 2018

Vivid Takes Flight scarf

Dazzling blues, purples and greens steal the scene in this Vivid Take Flight scarf. Created from the remnants of luxurious Vivid Fiber Arts Tencel gradients, this fun, Boho inspired scarf is just the ticket to get attention with it’s brightly colored stripes and sparkling beads. Pair it with jeans, or that little black dress, any way you wear it, you’re sure to be noticed. Notes on Project Absolutely love how this turned out. I...

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Not All Those Who Wander shawl

Nov 18, 2018

Not All Those Who Wander shawl

All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. This Not All Those Who Wander shawl was a trade from a dear friend who wanted one of the shawls I had knit. It is so soft and lovely but alas, it’s made from a yarn because of allergies, I cannot wear. I hope...

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Bonnie Flowers of Scotland cowl

Oct 14, 2018

Bonnie Flowers of Scotland cowl

This bonnie “Flowers of Scotland cowl” blooms with bright royal blue and a hint of Kelly green to create the feel of Scottish plaid. Hand-knit in a Scottish Thistles motif, this lovely Blue-faced Leicester and silk accessory will keep you warm on those cold Highland nights.   Notes on project: I love how this Scottish Thistles shawl pattern by Anne-Lise Maigaard translates into a cowl. This is the fourth one I’ve knit and still love...

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Catch the Wave shawl

Sep 25, 2018

Catch the Wave shawl

Turtles swimming toward the shoreline are just the ticket for the wonderful Key Largo friend that I am creating this for. She’s a knitting fan and tortoise lover, so this is close as I can get to knitting something she’ll love. The beautiful BFL and silk yarn make this scarf so cozy and warm for her *ahem* cold *ahem* winter days. (Can it really get cold in Florida?)   Notes on Project As much...

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