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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.


Lightning Thief shawl

Feb 25, 2018

Lightning Thief shawl

Shimmering beads light-up a gradient black-to-peacock-blue sky in this striking Lightning Thief shawl. Hand-knit in a gorgeous Vivid Fiber Arts, Blue Nocturne Tencel yarn, this shawl drapes delightfully across your shoulders, its intense blue color catching the eye of all who see it. A word of warning: you’ll steal the scene wherever you wear this stunning shawl.   Notes on project: This is my second time around knitting this Lightning Thief shawl pattern and it was a breeze. Not sure if...

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In the Store: Cool Waters Aeolian shawl.

Feb 12, 2018

In the Store: Cool Waters Aeolian shawl.

Stunning midnight, royal and peacock blues combine to create this Cool Waters Aeolian shawl. Knit in a gorgeous Blue-faced Leicester and silk yarn, this shawl shimmers in sumptuous elegance. The lace-weight yarn is light-weight, making it the perfect summer shawl. Quite the eye-catcher; wear it only where you’ll want to be noticed.   Notes on project: Love this shawl!  I just love a shawl that drapes over my shoulders without hanging past my arm length, dragging into any...

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Thistles at Sunrise cowl

Feb 8, 2018

Thistles at Sunrise cowl

Beautiful reds, oranges and warm yellows surround this Thistles at Sunrise cowl. Hand-knit in a beautiful merino and silk yarn, this cowl is specifically gradient dyed to marble the color throughout. Wear it to dress up your favorite jeans and t-shirt, or pair it with a business suit. Whatever your choice, this cowl is sure to spice up your ensemble.   Notes on project: What a fun experiment in both pattern adapting and dyeing!...

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Undersea Garden shawl

Feb 1, 2018

Undersea Garden shawl

Beautiful violet blues and turquoise gradients create this Undersea Garden shawl, reminiscent of coral reefs and swaying sea grasses. The sparkling turquoise beads glisten as they adorn the coral-like spiring edgework. Hand knit in wonderfully soft merino lace-weight yarn, this shawl is perfect weight for spring and summer wear. Pair it with a sundress, or wear it with your favorite jeans, either way you’ll love wearing this undersea beauty.   Notes on project: This pattern...

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In the Store: Winter Wonderland shawl

Jan 27, 2018

In the Store: Winter Wonderland shawl

Wrap yourself in the warmth of this Winter Wonderland shawl when the drab and dreary days of Winter leave you longing for Spring. Its cheerful blue-to-white-to-antique apricot gradient and dazzling bead work is bound to perk up your spirits. Hand-knit in a lovely Merino and silk yarn, this shawl is dreamy to wear. Try it on. You’ll never want to take it off.   Notes on project: Very easy pattern to knit. I loved...

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Thistles in Tweed shawl

Jan 14, 2018

Thistles in Tweed shawl

Chic and sophisticated, this Thistles in Tweed shawl is the perfect accessory for any wardrobe. Hand-knit in super-soft Merino wool and Donegal Tweed, this shawl’s deep aubergine color goes with anything. Wear it with a wool suit, or your favorite pair of jeans, either way, you’ll be nice and cozy while showing off your style.   Notes on the project Third Scottish Thistles shawl and I still absolutely love this pattern. It doesn’t matter...

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Cosmic Cowl

Dec 24, 2017

Cosmic Cowl

Beautiful purple variegated-gradient Cosmic Mess cowl will keep you warm and cozy. This super-soft, Merino cowl drapes wonderfully around your neck, adding versatile color to your wardrobe. Wear it dark side up or down with your favorite top or business suit, either way you’ll love this hand-knit accessory.   Notes on project: First time knitting this cowl pattern by Susan Pandorf and it won’t be my last. Very easy pattern to knit in the...

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In the Store: Desert Flowers shawl

Dec 19, 2017

In the Store: Desert Flowers shawl

Autumn comes to the High Desert in this beautiful cranberry, fuchsia, and coppery orange colored Desert Flowers shawl. Hand-knit in a Blue-faced Leicester wool and silk blend yarn, this stunning semi-circular shawl can be worn as a scarf or a shawl. Its silky sheen and intricate design add a touch of elegance, making it the perfect accessory to your wardrobe.   Notes on Project This is the second time for this shawl, it was...

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Beautiful By-the-Sea Shawl

Dec 14, 2017

Beautiful By-the-Sea Shawl

This breezy By-the-Sea shawl is reminiscent of walks along the beach, iridescent abalone shells, and bits of pale sea glass, sanded smooth by the ocean waves. It’s beautiful gradient spans the tides of sea foam green to aqua to a lovely sandy brown. Soft and cozy, this merino and silk blend adds a touch of warmth while its mix of beads add a splash of whimsy. The perfect accessory for watching the waves crash along...

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