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stefanie g-r
compulsively crafty
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WIP Wednesday: New WIPs and Forgotten Projects
Remember the sweater I started last August from Graphic Knits? I've been working on it here and there and finally have a bit of progress to share this week. I also started a new top-secret test knit in some lovely yarn from Manos - while I can't share more ...

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Enabling: Mountain Meadow Wool Legacy Yarn Club
Like most of us, I really don't need more yarn in my life, but when one of my clients mentioned that they were launching a new yarn club this year, I couldn't resist signing up. The Legacy Yarn Club from Mountain Meadow Wool will feature themed boxes of US-...

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FO Friday: A Match Made at Last
Another long-term project has finally found its way off the needles: the Matchmaker I started in mid-October of last year is done! The best smile I could muster - it was cold! I used 2 skeins of Tibetan Dream sock yarn from Bijou Basin Ranch in some limited...

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WIP Wednesday: Enter the Bling
This week, I have an exciting Find your Fade update: I finally got to the the fourth color, a skein of stellina yarn that was gifted to me recently: I have an instagram buddy with whom I swap beer a few times a year, and we always include something yarny fo...

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Mini Skein Grab Bags Are Back!
I've finally reopened my Etsy shop , and it's fully stocked with sock yarn mini skein grab bags ! Yay! There are tons of new yarns and colors, most of which are hand dyed (a few are even one-of-a-kind colors dyed by yours truly!). Each one contains over 100...

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FO Friday: Long Awaited Socks
Today's FO is a long time coming: I gave the yarn to Tyler for Christmas 2015 with an explanation of the project - to knit him a pair of socks which commemorated the 2015 Kansas City Royals season ; each of the 4 colors would symbolize a win or a loss eithe...

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WIP Wednesday: Travel Knitting
Traveling two weekends in a row was certainly an ambitious way to start 2017. I spent last weekend visiting family in Kansas City and took 3 projects along. I knit a sum total of 1 row on my Find your Face shawl , but I did start a new pair of socks with so...

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FO Friday: Berlin Socks
I have a surprise FO this week: the socks I started last October are done! I used one of the skeins of sock yarn I bought in Berlin last year to knit these socks for Tyler - a blend of wool, bamboo and silk from Schoppel-wolle . Since they were my travel pr...

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WIP Wednesday: TNNA, Yarn & Baseball
I spent last weekend in San Jose for TNNA , so I don't have a ton of progress to show here since I left most of my WIPs at home. I did, however, make the most of the flight to and from the show by tackling the nightmare of ends on Tyler's Royals socks : On ...

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WIP Wednesday: Weaving, Fading & Matchmaking
I haven't had much time to weave since getting my Flip warped a couple of weekends ago, but whenever I have a few moments to kill, I sit down to weave a few lines. It's really fun, and I am liking the resulting fabric so far! I look forward to having a lot ...
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