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Erin Mcdonald
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Family Friday....
Hydrangea shrub Hello readers, knitters, and crafty types. I have been preoccupied on this end, and though the knitting happens, the postings have not. My summer, as you may know, has been spent here in Southern Maine where I am living with my parents and a...
Hydrangea shrub Hello readers, knitters, and crafty types. I have been preoccupied on this end, and though the knitting happens, the postings have not. My summer, as you may know, has been spent here in Southern Maine where I...
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No, but you should see the number of bees and hummingbirds it attracts!
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Making Monday, Drawstring Bags
A Day at the Beach Drawstring Bag Cabanas Drawstring Bag I found this beautiful fabric in an online shop and ordered it back in May. I really liked the detailed and colorful illustrations. I brought this fabric stash to Maine with me, but had no sewing mach...
A Day at the Beach Drawstring Bag Cabanas Drawstring Bag I found this beautiful fabric in an online shop and ordered it back in May. I really liked the detailed and colorful illustrations. I brought this fabric stash to Maine...
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Finished Objects Friday, part 1
Poppy Fields Sweater Sleeve detail Pattern:  Poppy Fields Sweater  by Kristen TenDyke Yarn: Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride, Amethyst colorway, on size 9 and 10 needles I knit this sweater as a test knit and I really loved the experience. I learned a number of new...
Poppy Fields Sweater Sleeve detail Pattern: Poppy Fields Sweater by Kristen TenDyke Yarn: Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride, Amethyst colorway, on size 9 and 10 needles I knit this sweater as a test knit and I really loved the experie...
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Tools and Techniques, Ravelry Project Page, set yourself up!!!
A view of one of my project pages. I am guilty. I apologize. Forgive me? (What is she talking about????) I am guilty of assuming that everyone knows and loves and uses Ravelry on a daily basis. Ok, maybe on a weekly basis.... But I have made an assumption t...
A view of one of my project pages. I am guilty. I apologize. Forgive me? (What is she talking about????) I am guilty of assuming that everyone knows and loves and uses Ravelry on a daily basis. Ok, maybe on a weekly basis....
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Got Yarn? Need a Pattern... (like you do)
Lady Dye Yarns I want to share my process of matching yarn to pattern today; sometimes I start with a pattern and then search my stash or LYS for yarn. Today I will focus on my thoughts when I opened the mailer containing this yarn. This parcel came to me w...
Lady Dye Yarns I want to share my process of matching yarn to pattern today; sometimes I start with a pattern and then search my stash or LYS for yarn. Today I will focus on my thoughts when I opened the mailer containing thi...
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Making Monday: Prisma Loop
Classic Elite Yarns, Seedling I often think of you, that collective "you", my knitting friends, as I work on my projects. I knit and I wish I could reach out and share how the project and yarn are working. So, instead, I will try to enable you with today's ...
Classic Elite Yarns, Seedling I often think of you, that collective "you", my knitting friends, as I work on my projects. I knit and I wish I could reach out and share how the project and yarn are working. So, instead, I will...
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Making Monday, Drawstring Bags
A Day at the Beach Drawstring Bag Cabanas Drawstring Bag I found this beautiful fabric in an online shop and ordered it back in May. I really liked the detailed and colorful illustrations. I brought this fabric stash to Maine with me, but had no sewing mach...
A Day at the Beach Drawstring Bag Cabanas Drawstring Bag I found this beautiful fabric in an online shop and ordered it back in May. I really liked the detailed and colorful illustrations. I brought this fabric stash to Maine...
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Other Finished Objects
Union Square , floats.... not bad for my first real stranded knitting? Union Square Pattern: Union Square by Jumper Cables Yarn: Lady Dye Yarns , sock weight in solid orange, second skein is turquoise and bright pink. Knit on size 6 and 8 needles. I had sav...
Union Square, floats.... not bad for my first real stranded knitting? Union Square Pattern: Union Square by Jumper Cables Yarn: Lady Dye Yarns, sock weight in solid orange, second skein is turquoise and bright pink. Knit ...
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Works in Progress
Raglan increases Sorry I haven't been sharing my WIPs of late. It is a bit challenging to find a block of time to get centered and write with no interruptions. I find my best time to pull my thoughts and photos together is before breakfast, but sometimes I ...
Raglan increases Sorry I haven't been sharing my WIPs of late. It is a bit challenging to find a block of time to get centered and write with no interruptions. I find my best time to pull my thoughts and photos together is be...
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Making Monday, stranded on a desert island or home away from home
Going to "work" Today's post is a bit personal, do you mind if I share some of the details affecting my summer and my knitting, and my presence here in Maine and my absence from Boston? I hope it will not come off as self indulgent or  martyr-ish. My parent...
Going to "work" Today's post is a bit personal, do you mind if I share some of the details affecting my summer and my knitting, and my presence here in Maine and my absence from Boston? I hope it will not come off as self ind...
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Tools and Techniques- Blocking
A Laundry Maid Ironing, Henry Robert Morland, imported from tate.org.uk Are you the type that enjoys ironing the perfect shirt, with starch and steam? Maybe you press your napkins and tablecloths, sheets and pillowcases with pride? Or... if you are of the m...
A Laundry Maid Ironing, Henry Robert Morland, imported from tate.org.uk Are you the type that enjoys ironing the perfect shirt, with starch and steam? Maybe you press your napkins and tablecloths, sheets and pillowcases with ...
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Works in Progress
Pattern: Clouds  by The Knit Cafe Toronto Yarn: S. Charles Collezione Ritratto, Grignasco Kid Seta on size 8 needle This pay-for pattern is another from the Knit Cafe of Toronto. I love how lightweight it is and the colors make me happy. I do love midnight ...
Pattern: Clouds by The Knit Cafe Toronto Yarn: S. Charles Collezione Ritratto, Grignasco Kid Seta on size 8 needle This pay-for pattern is another from the Knit Cafe of Toronto. I love how lightweight it is and the colors mak...
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