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Sara Turner
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Life and Yarn in small town Alberta.
Life and Yarn in small town Alberta.

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A long time in coming.
A long time in coming.
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Things I knit in Crowsnest Pass
We just got back home to Medicine Hat, after spending pretty much all of February in Crowsnest Pass. And while I was unpacking today I thought both: hey I finished a fair number of knits there and yeep I didn't knit half of what I brought with me. The probl...
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Let's try this again.
The rather beautiful home we have been occupying this past week and a half belongs to a family with a 5 year old boy. So of course I decided I would knit him a hat. I was inspired by the pile of hats the Yarn Harlot knit at Christmas this year. Pattern is T...
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Today I'm 30, and maybe I'm finally learning a thing or two
Well it's the big 30 for me. And to be honest, I'm not sure I feel all that different. I think I really aged out of my 20s back when we found out we were expecting twins. But today I did make one decision already, influence by my older and supposedly wiser ...
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I'm a sucker for a good KAL
My friends, I have a problem, and I can admit it. I am a sucker for a good knit along (KAL). I just can't resist. Mason Dixon Knitting and Fringe and Friends are running a Log-Along ..... so of course I joined in. I don't know if it's because I don't have a...
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FO: Tegna by Caitlin Hunter
Let's talk about lessons, and how you are supposed to learn them the hard way. When you set out to knit a sweater there are a couple of things you are supposed to do. Knit a swatch. Wash and block your swatch. Measure your Gauge. Measure yourself. Do some m...
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Natural Dyeing Yarn with Avocado Skins and Pits
We eat a lot of avocados. In salads, on toast, as guacamole, or just cut up and given to the boys as a snack. So it should not be a surprise that the second natural dyeing project I should try would be avocado skins and pits. Apparently if you keep them sep...
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Natural Dyeing with Onion Skin
As part of my homework for my Master Spinner Level 1 (through Olds College ), I have to comeplete a dyer's notebook featurig 10 natural dyeing projects. All of these dye projects should feature yarns with or without alum and iron as mordants. There are lots...
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