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Wrist Warmers

I am never without a knitting project. I use short, bamboo needles that fit in my purse. I can knit during a meeting, at the coffee house, even at dinner, if it looks like a long evening. I knit in the car, if I don’t have to drive.This time of year I …

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Infinity Scarves

 Infinity scarves are so easy to make. Here, I use Sky Ranch Fiber’s hand-dyed fingering weight yarn. Midnight is about 50 inches long, and the green, which the designer, Becky Mann calls Autumn (though I prefer Rusty Garden Ornament) is a bit lon…

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The Afghan continues…

 The pillow behind Smooch in this picture inspired the theme of cables for Pam and Joe’s Afghan.

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Making an Afghan, #2

 The next color. I pulled out 20 rows of this color after seeing a dropped stitch on the edge.I keep repeating my Hobby Mantra, “No Hurry.”Note the two boxes of tools and parts for needle work. The peackock box is filled with threads for tiny weav…

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One With Nature-Eco Color

Nuno felted scarf with eco color by JoAnn Manzone

While at Polly Stirling’s felting retreat this past June, I was introduced to eco printing and dying. I felt like I was in a Harry Potter movie, concocting magical potions with my friends. Making eco color is easy and fun. The results are unique and beautiful but more important, the practice is sustainable and good […]

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