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Sweater

A guest from Canada is wearing a new sweater I designed and knit for myself. The wool is local and is from Patzcuaro - a small town near Morelia. It costs about $10 a kilo.

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"English Crystal" by Marianne Kinzel

Just finished this piece and sort of blocked it. I really don't like to crochet the edgings. It frustrates me to no end.

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Stash Buster

Dug into my stash of Shetland wool and found some oatmeal and broom heather. I'm knitting a Scandinavian type hat with a plain hem for extra warmth over the ears. Fun to do.

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Help

Has anyone heard of a scarf pattern that when finished is rather small but then you drop some stitches and it grows to great lengths?

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Finished Two Sweaters

This weekend I finished up and blocked two sweaters I have been working on. The first one is made with Jamieson and Smith Shetland wool in a lovely heather plum colour.

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Birthday presents

I made some farmer socks for my brother-in-law out of Briggs and Little Tuffy and a pair of socks and a pair of mittens each for my sister and sister-in-law.

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Miguel's Sweater

Visiting my friend in Canada. I knit this from Briggs and Little Regal from New Brunswick that was in my stash in Mexico. It turned out to fit perfectly and is a lovely colour.

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Vest

Finished this vest about a week ago and got it washed and blocked. I used Palette yarn from Knitpicks and am really not a fan. I ordered a lot in this colour and in a grey.

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The Flacon

Just finished the Flacon doily from the Yarnover site. I did it in an evening including the blocking. I used my mother's old recipe of sugar and water to starch it.

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Fast and easy shawl

Made this shawl for my sister out of worsted weight and 8mm needles. I started at the top and included shoulder shaping and a gusset. It is nice and roomy and she tells me it stays on very well.

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