Monthly Archives: May 2014

Taming of the Tails… or What do Bread Ties and Yarn have in Common

Somewhere I saw bread ties used to keep yarn neat on knitting projects and thought it was a great idea.  But I could never remembered to save the ties – finally I did. I am knitting Spring in Central Park … Continue reading

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Let the Yarn be the Star

Although I finished My 2012 Cotton Go-to Scarf over a year ago, the project remained as a Ravelry WIP.  To me, a project isn’t complete until it is photographed and I finally did. The Pattern is Bias ‘Before & After’ … Continue reading

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Family Stories and Myths

We all have Family Tales – some true and some just stories.  When my Mother passed away, I took home her  “African Plant”.  The tale was that Grandmother brought back a cutting from Africa and propagated the plant.  My Mom … Continue reading

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Summer Silk Scarf

Last week, I finished and blocked Alegria by Emma Fassio in ITO Silk and I love everything about it.  Emma Fassio is a designer I watch on Ravelry and I knit a couple of Azzu scarf/shawls.  I modified this a bit … Continue reading

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Springtime Loop – Beginning Lace Workshop

There are still a few spaces left in my beginning lace workshop at Abuelita’s Knitting and Needlepoint.  The class is tomorrow from 2 to 4:30.  Call the shop at 626-799-0355 to register and come a bit early to pick out … Continue reading

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