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Amanda Anganes
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What are You Making?
What are You Making?

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SPAKAL, TdF, and Hackle & Diz, oh my!
Hey everyone! The weather has finally turned here in New England, which means that a fair chunk of my potential blogging time is now taken up by family barbecues, parties, holidays, and gardening time (or else I'd have to give up crafting to write, which do...

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Oh, Canada
Last week I got to go on a business trip to the great city of Toronto, Ontario Canada. Skyscrapers, construction. It felt like most of the city was getting a facelift.  "Ripple Deck" at the Waterfront - beautiful area. It is a beautiful city, but it is also...

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Still here
Time flies. Two weekends ago, I was on a plane to Toronto and didn't have a chance to write. This weekend was consumed with Alpaca shearing (YES) and a friend's wedding (Congratulations again!). Today, I'm finally back home and settling in to a routine. Lot...

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So you want to be a knitter...
Lately, I've been getting lots of requests from people who see all the fun I'm having with knitting (and knitting-related things), and want to know how to join in. So you've decided you want to learn to knit - how do you get started? I thought I'd put toget...

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Cotton Candy Fractals
I mentioned on Instagram that I've been going through Felicia Lo's (of SweetGeorgia fame) " Spinning with Dyed Fibers " Craftsy class. It's a wonderful class, and terribly inspiring. So inspiring, in fact, that I took out my new drop spindle and began a sec...

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Introducing: Fyberspates Cumulus!
I have a treat to share with you today! Fyberspates, a lovely hand-dye luxury yarn studio based in the UK, has a new yarn to announce, and I get to be part of the party. So excited! It all started out a few months ago with a tweet... Seriously, this is why ...

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Food Quest: Eccles Cakes
Do you ever get really excited to try a new recipe or cooking technique? I don't consider myself a certified "foodie", but over the years I have discovered that everything tastes better when it's home-made, and I love a good challenge or food hack. If you r...

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The best kind of mail
...is sheep-y mail.  My post on the making of Eccles Cakes is taking longer to put together than I thought, so in the meantime, I thought I'd tell you about the exciting, fiber-related packages that have been gracing my doorstep as of late. Louet Drop-Spind...

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A week without knitting
(well, mostly  without knitting - let's not get crazy now) Last week's marathon knitting was not sustainable. I know my limits, and it's fun to test them sometimes, but I also know when to stop. So this week, I knit a few rows on my sock-in-progress each da...
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