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Variegated Scarf

I am using up some of the yarn my wife and son bought for me this past Christmas. This scarf is made with 1.5 skeins of Bernat Mosaic yarn...100% acrylic and variegated...100g/3.5oz.

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Silk Cowl

Another cowl under my belt...this one Andean Silk - "Merryweather". This was a labor of love and determination. It took me three tries to get the tension and the size correct.

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Another Cowl

Just finished my second cowl. This one is of 80% acrylic and 20% wool. I wasn't sure if it would help to soak it and then flat dry it, but it did even out some of the stitches.

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Knitting For Charities

I was doing some research to find some charities for projects that I knit. I found the following sight that lists many places that would be happy to have some knitted work.

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First Cowl Scarf

Hi Everyone. I just finished my first cowl scarf using soft, soft wools and silk yarn. After receiving advice on blocking vs.

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Newest lighter weight scarf

Hi Guys!

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Joining Afghan Squares

Hello everyone. I am making an afghan out of 35, 10x10 squares and wanted to know if anyone knew of a way to join them together other than stitching.

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Blocking an Afghan

I am making an afghan that is 20% wool and 80% acrylic. It will be 35, 10x10" squares sewn together. Do you think that blocking is advisable? I read once that you shouldn't block acrylic.

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Another Hat

Here's another hat I'll be sending off to the boys in San Francisco. I used bamboo needles this time, so it ended up being a tighter stitch and a smaller hat. Go figure!

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Happy New year

Just a short note and fun graphic to start your new year off on a fun note. Happy New Year, guys. So many of you have become my wonderful friends over the past few months.

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