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Tracks in the Snow Hat

I also am on a hat project- I intend to burn through my stash having fun with hats, and contribute the results, for good or ill, to a local helping group.

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Stash Buster Hat

Having fun using up odds and ends! I went with a simple classic stocking cap shape and a rolled brim.

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Slouchy Muffin Hat

No B.S. to accompany this hat, just having fun exploring new stitches and combinations of color and texture. Hats are a great vehicle for learning/exploring.

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Stitch Dictionaries

I'd be interested in hearing from you folks about which stitch dictionaries you consider to be the best and most useful.

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Traditional Maine Clamdigger's Hat

This is my adaptation of the traditional Maine Clamdigger's Hat.

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My New Year's Knitting Wish

I don't know how many people visit MWK, but if there are any knitters out there contemplating writing a knitting book, let me suggest two books I would like to see published: 1.

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It's Christmas time

So thoughts naturally turn to...short rows. O.k., I'm a little odd. But short rows have been much on my mind lately.

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Shawls for Men

Scott's box lace scarf started me thinking about shawls and why we associate them almost exclusively with women.

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FO for F.O.

My friend Francis asked me to knit him a sweater- he's the only one who has shown any interest in my knitting. Interestingly, he's an industrial-strength heterosexual.

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Regarding Ribbing

I would be very interested to know what you folks prefer in your ribbing. For instance, 1x1 twisted? 1x1 regular? 2x2?

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