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Proof of life

I’ve been getting a lot of knitting done lately! Some pics… This is a scarf looks different on both sides (only one side shown for now) due to the way the brioche stitch pattern encourages each yarn to “choose a … Continue reading

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New Pattern: Ederne Shawl

Ederne is a sideways knit shawl with Shetland lace along the edge. The garter stitch basis of the shawl means both sides look the exact same and it knits up quickly! Worked in the wonderful Mountain Meadow Wool Kaycee, it … Continue reading

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Falling for autumn

There has been a lot of what you might call hubbub in Chez Hendrickson, some of which is of the knit and crochet variety. There has also been some cooking going on as well. Will have to post the latest … Continue reading

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Dear Portland…

Walking down Yamhill Street yesterday on my way to Pearl Fiber Arts, and what do I see? Something almost Portlandia-ish in it’s “Portlandness.” Poems while you wait. By this guy: Being the crazy cat lady that I am, I asked … Continue reading

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Waiting in the wings…

I have a few patterns that will be released soon. One is Usoa, which is being rereleased with tech-edited, test-knitted written-out directions included, for those who are averse to charts. There are also some designs which are going into the … Continue reading

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New Pattern: Violet Crawley Scarf

I could totally see Violet Crawley wearing a prim and proper little scarf like this. The luxurious yarns are also very fitting for such an aristocratic lady. Because the scarf is so short, it buttons onto the rosette to keep … Continue reading

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Try to detect it, it’s not too late…

This post was going to be a little photo-heavy, but I’ve been so remiss in posting photos for at least the last year that I think I will have to do it in a series. Based on my posts from … Continue reading

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*exhaling deeply* Ahhhh…

I have been internet-free since FEBRUARY. I’ve enjoyed saving money by not having a cable bill, but I’ve missed a lot of Grimm episodes, Food Network shows, and have sorely neglected my blog and pattern-writing duties. There are some fun … Continue reading

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Oh, *do* go on…and on…ok, that’s enough.

It’s been quite a busy weekend, even being off work an extra day. It’s been great, and I’ve managed to be incredibly productive…while avoiding doing laundry. I’ve always said, if there’s something you don’t want to do, find something else … Continue reading

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Depeche mode

I’ve been remiss in making too many more of these, but thought it was high time I updated the blog. Just to show that I have quite a few other projects in the works: Svartifoss motifs…haven’t decided if this will … Continue reading

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