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Corbel Sweater | Finished Project

Corbel Sweater | Finished Project

I fully intended to write at least two more WIP posts for this sweater, but I ended up being sick for a week which threw off all of my plans. In the end I was just hurrying to try and get my Corbel done by the test knitting deadline. I nearly made it. I finished it two days late, but Claire was absolutely lovely and didn’t put any extra pressure on me.

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Episode 50 || Minis Yarn Club, Lofoten, and a Petticoat

Episode 50 || Minis Yarn Club, Lofoten, and a Petticoat

I can hardly believe I've finally made it to Episode 50! What a milestone that is! 😱 The podcast has been so unpredictable throughout this year that I wasn't sure I'd ever get to this point. I want to thank each and every one of you who has watched, commented, liked, and subscribed. Your support means the world to me and I am so glad I get to talk about all of my crafty shenanigans with you. 😘

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Introducing the Almanac Minis Club

Introducing the Almanac Minis Club

I'm thrilled to announce that the very first installment of the brand new Emmy Couture Yarns Almanac Minis Club will be available for pre-order next Wednesday, on August 29th at 3:00 p.m. EST.

The theme for this first installment is: "An Old English Library". Each mini skein set will contain gorgeous autumn shades in a variety of variegated, tonal, and speckled colorways. All colorways are exclusive to the club for a whole year.

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Mina Philipp's Cumulus Hat Pattern Review

Mina Philipp's Cumulus Hat Pattern Review

I am fairly convinced that Mina Philipp is a super woman. She is a fantastic knitting pattern designer who is constantly creating some of the most beautiful patterns I've ever seen. I've wanted to be a pattern tester for her for some time, but, as you can imagine, the position is much desired by many knitters. Somehow, I managed to get my name in soon enough to be a tester for her newly released Cumulus Hat.

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Episode 49 | Sweaters, Floozy Kits, and Crochet

Episode 49 | Sweaters, Floozy Kits, and Crochet

In this episode I discuss the yarn kits I have put together for Libby Jonson's (aka Truly Myrtle) new Floozy cardigan design, show off all of my current knitting WIPs, talk about the fun crochet project I'm hooking away on, share my sewing plans for upcoming Minerva Crafts Blogger Network makes, and gush over the amazing vacation Evan and I went on in July. 

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Andi Satterlund's Tierney Cardigan Pattern Review

Andi Satterlund's Tierney Cardigan Pattern Review

I think it is appropriate that the first garment I ever knit was the Miette cardigan, and the first "real yarn" garment I knit is also an Andi Satterlund cardigan design. I've knit a small handful of cardigans since I really got back into knitting three years ago, but they've all been knit from acrylic yarns. It is amazing the difference it makes to have a hand knit garment made from a natural fiber blend!

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Lofoten Sweater WIP Progress #1

Lofoten Sweater WIP Progress #1

As you will have seen from my last post, I am dyeing up yarn kits for a new sweater being designed by Emily Nugen of The Blue Mouse Knits. I'm also currently test knitting it and I'm absolutely love how it is turning out!

In this photo, I hadn't quite separated for the sleeves yet, but I'm well past that point now. I've finally gotten to start working with the third color.

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Miel Shawl - Claire Walls: A Pattern Review

Miel Shawl - Claire Walls: A Pattern Review

The Miel shawl by Claire Walls is finally live!! 🎉🎉🎉

 Now I'm normally not a fan of triangular shawls, but the benefit of this particular shawl is that it is quite large.  The other triangle shawls I have knit in the past were smaller and didn't cover my arms when I wore them around my shoulders. Miel completely covers my arms and then some! It is a warm, cozy, half blanket shawl and I love it.

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Billowing Shawl - The Blue Mouse: Pattern Review

Billowing Shawl - The Blue Mouse: Pattern Review

I have been on such a shawl knitting kick recently! That is partly due to all the test knits I’ve been working on over the past month or so, but I’ve also just been enjoying working on projects bigger and more complex than socks. I actually have three more shawls that I’ll be blogging about when the patterns are released. (If you want a peek at them, they were featured on my most recent podcast episode.)

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