Category Archives: Scarves and Cowls

From Stash

22,000 other Ravelers have already knit a Clapotis, a free shawl/scarf pattern published in 2004. I guess this means I’m a little behind the fashion curve, but that’s nothing new. lol. There are now many versions to choose from, including … Continue reading

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Look Ma, No Holes!

Last year I bought DH a beautifully handknit deep red wool scarf at Savers. It looked pristine at the time but shortly after he started wearing it two little holes appeared! I suspect moths munched on it long before it … Continue reading

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The End of Winter

My local Salvation Army store celebrated the End of Winter with an unannounced sale. With the 50% mark down on all winter clothing and accessories, I was extra thorough as I swept through the racks, yet I found nothing for … Continue reading

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As Requested

You may remember that I’ve been knitting a striped neckwarmer for DH. He asked that it . . . . be made of non-fuzzy wool yarn that’s soft enough to rub against his face be long and snug enough to … Continue reading

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Stripes or STRIPES

I snapped a picture of my Lion Brand ‘Magic Stripes’ sock yarn, colorway ‘Lumberjack Black’, because I always find it interesting to compare how a self-striping yarn looks in the skein. . . with how it looks once knit up. … Continue reading

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I Crocheted a Ketjusilmukkahuivi!

A What? Ketjusilmukkahuivi. Someone in Ravelry explained that’s Finnish for ‘chain stitch scarf’. For those of you who can read Finnish, here’s the Ulla (Finnish on-line knitting magazine) post with Raijis’ original project and pattern. The rest of us can at … Continue reading

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A Friendly Yarn Tip

A fiber friend tipped me off recently that my local Savers store had just put out a Very Large donation of yarn. She assured me that, although she’d gone home with quite a pile, there was still plenty left for … Continue reading

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