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This is Not a Shetland Shawl

This shawl is not a Shetland shawl.
This shawl does not use any mosaic knitting in it
I know, I know.
Why the heck did I call it Shetland Mosaic . . .

The Perfect Yarn for This Gorgeous Lace Shawl

Your gaze sweeps the stark landscape of the Shetland Islands. Beautiful, small Shetland sheep dot the fields, grazing. Being a knitter, instead of sheep, your eyes see potential shawls.

So Much Support

In my last post I wrote about the amazing test knitters that helped to make the Grasker Hat...

Knitting Needles 101

Knitting needles come in a variety of types, sizes and materials. Remember that knitting usually...

Random Lace

Over the last year or so, I have become interested in random lace, that is lace knitted without a...

Whoooooo Hooooooo! Done!

Today, I finished labelling and sorting the 50 scarves for the staff at the retirement home that...

Making a microskein

Cut a 6 inch (15 cm) piece of heavy card.  Wrap the yarn around the card. Slip the wound yarn off...

Recycled Gift Bags

It is that time of year when we have or are in the midst of buying and making gifts for everyone on our list. Then, we take a deep breath of satisfaction for having bought them all, and the wrapping panic begins! Personally, I...

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