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Tina Johnston
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More Than a Knitting Store
More Than a Knitting Store

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A New Flag In Front
Early on the shop had a sandwhich board in front of the shop so that people driving by could find us and know when we were open.  Because the store is located down from street level and our homeowners rules have strict requirements for signage it is sometim...

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A Sale, A Drawing and Another Drawing
  BlackSheep is having a garage sale!  Friday, Saturday and Sunday June 12-15 we are clearing out the old to make room for the new.  I bought a lot of stuff at TNNA and I need to make room for it. There is a Drawing!  To celebrate our 3 year anniversary we ...

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Curling and Crochet
The Crochet I did not knit today.  Instead I unravelled the edge on my in progress Cadfael in preparation to use up a little more of the yarn.  This is the second shawl I have crochet using Kat Strieby's lovely pattern.  We have hard copies in the store but...

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Another Day and More Rows on the Silk Shawl
I did not work a whole lot on the  Gentle Dip e shawl today.  Just a hour or so during the day when I was teaching a beginners class and then again this evening for a couple of hours.  The shawl is very easy and really the yarn is the most difficult part.  ...

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Another Day and More Rows on the Silk Shawl
I did not work a whole lot on the  Gentle Dip e shawl today.  Just a hour or so during the day when I was teaching a beginners class and then again this evening for a couple of hours.  The shawl is very easy and really the yarn is the most difficult part.  ...

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Loom
A Bowl Full of Raw Silk Goodness I love this yarn but I had a hard time figuring out what to knit/crochet with it.  At first I thought about a bias knit very long and thin scarf.  Then I thought about a Missoni style scarf using two shades.  I started sever...

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The Winters Frost Hat
You can find the  Winters Frost Hat pattern here .

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Christmas Elf Hat AKA Penny's Christmas Hat


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Christmas Handwork Guild Fun: Cookie Exchange Recipes
We held our first annual Christmas Cookie Exchange on our regularly scheduled Hand Work Guild Night. The array was delicious! I have included two of the recipes here but add your favorite Christmas recipe in the comments!  Who doesn't love a good cookie.  T...

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Free Pattern: Soft Tui Cowl
TUI Cowl This cowl is knit extra wide (or long depending on how you think about it!) and then folded in half so it is of double thickness.  The chain construction of the baby alpaca yarn makes is oh so soft and light as a feather! Yarn: 4 skeins Misti Alpac...
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