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Erin Mcdonald
I'm a mom, a special needs teacher, and a rabid knitter.
I'm a mom, a special needs teacher, and a rabid knitter.

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The Brown Stitch, Cobbles Cowl
Cobbles Cowl by Elizabeth Smith, The Brown Stitch Pattern: Cobbles Cowl by Elizabeth Smith, The Brown Stitch Digital download on Ravelry , $5.00 Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn  Mecha in Borrajas and Prussian Blue on size 10.5 needle Elizabeth recently released this p...

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New in the Knitting in Beantown Etsy shop!
This lovely print is such a happy one, do you agree? Knitting in Beantown Louisburg Arc project bags  Some of my handmade zipper pulls Hello friends, followers and new visitors. I have been away from my blog for such a long time, but now that I am back, I h...

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Sewing mania!
A project bag, under construction I have been obsessed with sewing the past few months. It started with a whole new set of fabrics and shapes for project bags for my Knitting in Beantown Etsy shop . Then, I got brave and bought a few patterns to make clothi...

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Some teasers
What's on my needles? Rivulet by Tincan Knits Hello.... I have been gone from writing here for over two months and must get back to the routine of posting more and sharing with you. I am now in Maine, caring for my dad. He has a bad fall three weeks ago and...

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Off the needles- Frosted Hat, Coastal Gradient Cowl
Vintage buttons on Coastal Gradient Cowl Pattern: Coastal Gradient Cowl , by Elizabeth Smith of The Brown Stitch Pay for pattern, $5.00 Yarn: A Hundred Ravens Iachos mini skeins, Iachos in the Tardis colorway on size 5 needles I had been hoping to make this...

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Off the needles, Atwood Shawl and 1,2,3, Chickadee
1, 2, 3, Chickadee by Susan B. Anderson Pattern: 1, 2, 3, Chickadee Shawl  by Susan B. Anderson Pay for pattern $5.00 Yarn: Cascade 220 in colors 9448 and 9446, olive and brick and unlabeled yarn in honey on size 7 I am a goner for garter stitch and this wa...

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A year long project, Knit the Sky
This was my first attempt at a palette for Knitting the Sky this year. Knit the Sky , by Lea Redmond, is a different type of knitting book. It is a springboard for a new way to approach your project planning. It offers a number of novel ideas that allow you...

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Finished Objects January 8, 2016
Faillyn Cowl Faillyn Cowl Pattern: Faillyn Cowl by Heidi May Pay for pattern on Ravelry, $5.50 Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick in Barley colorway on size 15 needles You may have seen this pattern as modeled by an adorable 4 year old, complete wit...

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What's on the Needles, or WIPs Wednesday
Atwood KAL Rather than fill this page with the many projects I have going, I would rather hone in on one in particular. I have had this Madelinetosh in my stash since the Windsor Button days and I have always loved this hue. It has stayed in the stash bag b...

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Knit the Sky
Knit the Sky   I found this cool book while browsing on Amazon a month ago. I so loved the artwork, and the concept, that I ordered it. I have wanted to share it with you here, but I have been waiting to get the best palette of yarns. I was planning to star...
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