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Archive for January, 2013

Happy New Year!

Now that we’re into the January it’s time to start our KAL again! Remember that all you need to do is post a picture of your finished square (or link to a picture) to the Ravelry thread or as a comment here on the blog. You must be a member of the Ravelry group if you post to the Ravelry thread. I will draw a winner at the end of the month for a small prize!

You may complete one of the following squares or one from September,  October, or November.

Here are the links!

Beginner pattern: http://www.halfknits.com/knitting-6-inch-block-patterns/

Scroll down to the Slip Stitch Speckles pattern and click to download. The block is half size, so be sure to double the number of stitches.

Advanced pattern: http://www.peaches-creme.com/ballband%20dish%20cloth.txt

Can’t wait to see your squares!

 

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Thanks for your patience! Christmas was crazy busy and there was a bunch of sickness in my house, so the editing and uploading took longer than usual. I hope you enjoy our new year debut!

In today’s DIY Julia shows how to use a top-whorl drop spindle to spin a one-ply yarn. She discusses how to make a two-ply and what the differences between plies look like. You’ll enjoy the close up spinning tutorial. Julia and Sue also talk about their projects for Christmas.

Links:

Pedestrian Crossing Cowl

Dashing

I’ve Got a Crush on Noro Cowl

Blue Leaf Headband

Julia’s new pattern, Breakwater, is in testing. It will be released soon!!

 

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