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Erin Mcdonald
Worked at Boston Public Schools
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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...
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 ...
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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...
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 ha...
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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...
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 ...
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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...
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 a...
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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...
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 o...
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Knitting in Beantown Project Bags
I have been working on project bags and will be selling them on the blog. Until I can get that new page working, I have listed the items in my Knitting in Beantown Etsy shop . Here are a few samples. Louisburg Arc bag in the Red Dot print I was inspired to ...
I have been working on project bags and will be selling them on the blog. Until I can get that new page working, I have listed the items in my Knitting in Beantown Etsy shop. Here are a few samples. Louisburg Arc bag in the...
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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...
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 bough...
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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...
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...
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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...
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 numbe...
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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...
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. ...
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Etsy Shop update and coupon code
Vintage bead zipper pulls All bags are 20% off, coupon code NEWYEAR2016 I have been neglecting the Etsy shop and have decided to update the photos and listings and offer you 20% off for the New Year. The bags are made of decorator fabric, are fully lined an...
Vintage bead zipper pulls All bags are 20% off, coupon code NEWYEAR2016 I have been neglecting the Etsy shop and have decided to update the photos and listings and offer you 20% off for the New Year. The bags are made of deco...
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Finished!!
Amari Do you love this border? Pattern: Amari  by Marie Grace Smith Yarn: Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Worsted   in Amethyst and Aztec Turquoise, and Berroco Vintage Chunky in yellow,  on size 8 needles. I've made this pattern a few times before and I love the ...
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I'm a mom, a special needs teacher, and a rabid knitter.
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    Teacher of Students with Intensive Special Needs, 11 - 4
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