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Crazy for Ewe
Easy knitting

  I've been working on a couple of different projects lately, but over the past few days I find that I've been reaching, almost compulsively, for Surf and Sand, our March First Friday project.  It's easy as can be, and lately that's exactly what I've needed.  I have a monkey mind. ...

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Why I knit

The other day I accidentally broke a dish. Not just any dish - handmade porcelain, hand-painted by an icredible artist.  Expensive. I loved that dish, and I'd splurged when I bought it.  But there it was.  Broken broken. I was so angry at myself.  So frustrated.  If only I had...

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Rockstar designers #1 - Sally Melville

Thank you everyone for your comments on the post about 5 things all great patterns share!  As promised, I will share those designers whose patterns have been consistently stylish, accurate, clear, detailed, and broadly sized.  First, of course, is the incomparable, Sally Melville.    First, for a novice knitter, or...

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Build on success

I received this lovely email from Polly C. this morning about "The Gunslinger" newsletter "This an outstanding and inspiring post. I would like to quote you to my teachers and students. What you suggest applies to so many other aspects of our live. I believe you should find a way...

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A Noro rapture

Noro.  There are no halfway emotions about it. You either love it with a white-hot passion, or you hate it so much that you would rather not knit than to use it.  Why the disparity?  I'm not sure, really.  Its detractors cite things like variations in texture, tiny bits of...

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