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Aunt Geri has been busy!


Today I get to show off some of Aunt Geri’s yarn. She has refined her cabled and multi-ply yarn techniques into a fine art. Her two newest yarns used alpaca fiber from Loredo, a friend’s alpaca (the one with sort … Continue reading

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Sparkly scarves!


Thank goodness I’m not the only crafter in the family! Mom, who knits using a rake loom, has been busy. She knit this pile of sparkles using one strand of¬†handspun suri¬†alpaca yarn (that’s the gray) and one strand of blue … Continue reading

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To block or not to block, that is the question


Poor Hamlet, always getting his soliloquy wantonly garbled by bloggers. Mmmmm, wontons. Anyway, this weekend I spun 50 more yards of my deep roots yarn and finished the hat for my climbing friend. And it looks nothing like a dead … Continue reading

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Rake looms: knitting for beginners/the lazy


I’ve been making all sorts of crafty confessions lately. Here’s another: I knit on a rake loom. It’s not that I can’t use knitting needles, I’ve done it that way too, it’s just that for a standard double or single … Continue reading

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