Monthly Archives: November 2011

Rapunzel, let down your hair tail

Just thought of a great hint for anyone who loves the longtail cast-on, but frequently leaves a too-long tail. When you see that the tail will be too long, you can switch the thumb yarn for the finger yarn to … Continue reading

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Pump(kin) up the volume

The chilly dark days and beautiful fall colors inspired me to make a really hearty dinner this evening. Because we will be with family on Thanksgiving I don’t get to cook my usual traditional holiday meal, so tonight I made … Continue reading

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Over the mooOOOooo-n

Have been working on some gorgeous new designs for Mountain Meadow Wool yarns, one of which is here: The yarn is their Mountain Down Fingering, which is 75% Mountain Merino™ and 25% hand-plucked bison down. The Wild West never felt … Continue reading

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