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Test swatch for Nepali cap

So I'm trying to copy as much as I can the pattern of a skull cap type hat I got in Nepal back in the early 90s.

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Flat top hats

When I was in Nepal with the Peace Corps back in the early 90s, I picked up a couple of great knitted caps that had flat tops.

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Ideas for a group project?

I know it's coming up on the holidays and everyone's probably really busy with projects and gifts, but I thought I'd toss around the idea of a group project...

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Finished the LUNA blanket

I posted a couple of days ago about finishing up with this blanket, which I'm now calling the LUNA blanket. But the pic didn't show much detail.

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Recently FO - Child's sweater

Finished this one up a couple months ago for my godson Asher who lives in D.C. This pattern I've used a couple times and what I love about it is there's no sewing involved.

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1935 - Man Wins Knitting Prize

Found this in The New York Times (Aug. 15, 1935; p. 20):

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Finishing up another baby blankie

Well, Another friend of mine (in beautiful Asheville NC) had a baby a few weeks ago and the moment I found out, I cast on to knit a new blanket, one I hadn't tried before.

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