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Doris Formby
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Knitting Teacher and Designer
Knitting Teacher and Designer

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Happy November
New York Sheep and Wool Festival a.k.a. RHINEBECK   I always feel so lucky to be working in the local knitting shop, The Knitting Garage at Stickles, especially during the Sheep and Wool Festival. My favorite thing about the festival is seeing so many peopl...
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When a knitter travels
First there is the question:  What shall I take along? I choose something small and easy, something which would not take away my attention from spending time  with family. So, I choose to knit Tony yet another pair of socks and record the process throughout...
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What was on my needles in August ?
Hello dear knitterly friends, Here we are in the first week of a new month again and I simply want to share with you what I have been working on during this past month. As always , click on the links for more detailed information. The links will take you to...
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Shawls with shifting shapes
I want to start today’s blog by letting you all know that I am cutting back on the freque ncy of my posts ( yet again). I am intending to write one post per month ( first Thursday of every month). AT THE SAME TIME I am posting more things on my Facebook pag...
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My latest (almost) FO
I have been working on the Novel T by Laura Nelkin for the past month. With all of the knitting done, I just need to block it and am looking forward to wearing it :) This is a very interesting construction, knitted sideways in one piece starting from the ri...
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Learning from the amazing Ann Budd
Last Thursday I had another opportunity to learn from Ann Budd.  I love learning something new, don't you?! PBYS hosted Ann to give a couple of workshops.  I attended the Intro to Sweater Design from 5-8pm.  It has been 45 years since I learned the basics f...
Learning from the amazing Ann Budd
Learning from the amazing Ann Budd
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What's on my needles
After finishing my sister's top, Cancun Boxy Lace Top by Erin Kate Archer and my skirt, #12 skirt by Norah Gaughan and before starting my Novel-T top; Novel-T by Laura Nelkin   (there is a KAL by the Grocery Girls for this) The correct gauge for rows is ver...
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What I did last Thursday
When I was given the opportunity to be one of the judges in a panel
of three to review the presentation given by Lula, a senior at
Woodstock Day School , I jumped at the chance 
and I am so glad that I did. Lula's senior project was all but not only
abo...
What I did last Thursday
What I did last Thursday
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About WIPs, UFOs and Queues/ What’s on my needles
To me not all UFOs ( unfinished objects) are WIPs ( works in progress) and not all WIPs have ever been in my queue.  Likewise I am certain that not everything in my queue will ever be WIPs. Confused? Let me elaborate. As always there are more to in-depth no...
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And just like that it's Summer weather
Summer Knitting/ what's on my needles I never stop being amazed by how quickly Winter changes to Summer around here (there really is no Spring). So, it's time to get your cotton and linen yarns out and  and cast on something new to wear this Summer.  Rememb...
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