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Antler Hat

Hi gents! I just finished up a little something for myself. I made the Antler Hat by 'tincanknits'. The pattern is free on Ravelry. It features five vertical cabled 'antlers' that go from the end of the ribbing up to the tip of the hat. The only mod I made to the pattern was taking out one repeat of the Antler Cable chart.

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Octopus 2

Hi guys, I just wanted to share with you a little project I finished today. It's an octopus I made using a Hansi Singh pattern. I gotta say I'm kinda smitten with him!

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Kaleidoscope socks

Good evening all! I finished up a pair of socks a few days ago and I'm just getting a chance to post about them. I decided to call them my Kaleidoscope socks because of all the crazy colors. The sock yarn is Imagination from Knit Picks in the

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New project bag completed!

Hi guys, just following up on my last post: I decided to buy the pattern for the Sock Sack a few days ago. After looking over the pattern, I went to one of our local discount stores, Mardens, where they have a large selection of fabrics. I found some fun robot-themed

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Favorite knitting bag?

I currently have a large knitting bag that will hold a lot of stuff...right now it's holding all kinds of notions in different zippered pockets, a drop spindle and some roving, a couple books, and three different knitting projects. It's great for carrying a bit of everything, but I often would like something smaller that would hold just my current project as well as a few essential notions.

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"Evil Genius" Socks

Hey guys, a couple weeks ago I finished a pair of socks but haven't had a chance to share them until now. These were made using a basic toe-up sock formula by Don Yarman who

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Fun with felting

Hey guys, I finished my project today so here are a few pictures! It is a felted, two-pocket bowl (aka Fanny Basket) by Cat Bordhi. Cat said that...

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What could it be?

Hello gents. I am currently finishing up a project which I'll post more about in a few days. In the meantime, I took some pictures of the in-progress item which looks so weird that I had to share it. Any guesses on what it is I'm making?

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Spinning something new

Quite some time ago I posted about how I had gotten interested in spinning fiber on a drop spindle. Since then I have acquired a few spindles, mostly Turkish, and have gotten in a fair amount of practice.

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Brethren Sock, too.

Hi guys! After seeing all of Andy's wonderful socks, and shortly after Mark mentioned starting a pair, I decided I'd join the fun and try the Brethren sock pattern as well.

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