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Edita Ostrova
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Twisted Japanese Crochet Stitch
It is time for something new. I found this stitch in a Japanese magazine. I don't know the name of it, so if you happened to stumble upon the correct one, please let me know. I personally find this stitch very pretty, however, it eats up too much yarn, so i...
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Project Knitwell
This is a very inspiring story.   Knitting to Heal: Carol's Project Knitwell Story Carol Caparosa is the founder and board member of  Project Knitwell , an organization dedicated to bringing comfort and therapy to people facing stressful situations through ...
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Baby dress
   A few months ago my favorite yarn store in NYC  Habu Textile closed the office on Madison Avenue. Right before it happened I made my last appointment with the store to stock up on their yarns. Got a little greedy and among other stuff I bought some pink ...
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Free classes
If you are in NYC area, you are probably familiar with School Products Yarns store. They recently moved to a new location on 37th street. It is one of the most unique stores, since they are carrying European yarns. I happened to like their yarns on cones. Y...
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Crochet Brioche Hat
The weather finally wormed up here in New York and I am getting out of  my hibernation mood. Even though the project I am about to present was done the day after I last posted on this blog, I only get to show it today (yes, that's how bad energy preserving ...
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Mock Rib Cowl
After having finished the mittens in the previous post I was thinking about the elongated stitch I was using. It creates a nice checkered pattern reminiscent of knitted seed stitch or moss stitch. But what if I used it in a different way, lets say, placing ...
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Yarnbox
As a Christmas gift I got a subscription to  Yarnbox  (Thank you Kat and Inna). Yesterday I received my first shipment! Two skeins of Feederbrook Farm's Bluefaced Leicester Wool. I know how popular the multicolored yarn is, however I find it quite difficult...
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A little bit of knitting
Even though  I've been known as Crochet Queen, I am quite good at knitting too. With the cold season, my friend's Birthday and VKL approaching I was involved into a few projects that required two tools instead of one. By the way if you go to  this web page ...
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