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Michelle Nguyen
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Hand Spun with Care
When I was at  Vogue Knitting Live New York  I managed to see Carol Milne's work. She was positioned outside the marketplace; I usually don't stop too long outside the marketplace, but these works of art are well worth the time. Carol was kind enough to ans...

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Short but Sweet
I hope everyone has had a nice weekend! I went dress shopping with half my bridesmaids this weekend. I’m taking the other half next weekend, and I hope we have just as much success as the first group. All my girls are going to wear different dresses in the ...

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Dear Dyery
I am happy to announce, I’ve dyed my first skein of yarn… at home… with my own tools… you know what I mean. It was so much fun! I was a bit apprehensive about messing things up since I’ve never mixed dyestock myself, but it went okay. I would call it a succ...

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Sensational Stockings
You will all gasp in surprise when I tell you I have another FO for you! Are you ready? They are the socks for my Dad’s Birthday. That’s not until next weekend, but I feel better for completing it now. It has been a bad couple of weeks for headaches and bra...

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Sock Strategy
I’ve finished the socks that were knit from the yarn I dyed myself. Not exactly clean lines, but I like the colours. Socks don’t have to be perfect, just warm. Since I’ve been making so many socks I thought I should research the best possible cast on for th...

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First Finished Objects of 2014
As you’ve noticed, I’ve been in something of a knitting rut. There haven’t been very many finished objects coming out and I realized this the other day. I was suddenly overwhelmed by a feeling of ineptness. Like I was fighting some kind of futile uphill bat...

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Like a Ninja
First week back at home and everyone survived! The house isn’t clean, but we managed to unpack! Tonight I am headed to LYS Johanne’s Knitn’Stitch to show everyone the results of my trip. I acquired a few books including a small book of knitting cartoons by ...

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Final Day for NYC
This morning we slept in until 9:30AM!! It really didn’t feel like a sleep in, but it was a lot better than getting up in time for classes again. For breakfast we did the buffet in the hotel. It was really good! There was an omelet station and every other b...

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Final Day for NYC
This morning we slept in until 9:30AM!! It really didn’t feel like a sleep in, but it was a lot better than getting up in time for classes again.  For breakfast we did the buffet in the hotel. It was really good! There was an omelet station and every other ...
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