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Felting Fizzle

Felting Fizzle

I’ve tried felting in the past without much success. My first attempt was a Cat Bordhi moebius bag. I had some undyed Condon’s on hand (woolen mill from the Maritimes that’s long gone out of business). To digress, when I was first weaving at art college the college bookstore sold skeins of Condon’s. I came across it again at the Co-op Store in Taloyoak when I was teaching jewellery in the high Arctic for Arctic College. I knew the mill had closed down quite some time back and read more

Annie’s Mittens

Annie’s Mittens

Every year the West Coast Knitters’ Guild knits mittens for a kindergarten or grade one class in New York City. One of our members has a daughter who teaches at an inner city NYC public school. These little kids go to school without proper clothing in the winter and it’s the least our membership can do to help out. Last month when Laura went to visit her daughter Annie for Christmas she was able to bring enough mittens for two grade one classes, thanks to our efforts. In read more

It’s time!

It’s time!

It’s time to join the blogging community of knitters. I have enjoyed reading so many knitters’ blogs and I have learned so much about knitting and how knitters think.  It’s time to give back a little. A little bit about myself now … . I’ve been designing and self-publishing knitting patterns for about 3 1/2 years now for my business, Bee’s Knees Knits .  I design children’s sweaters using self-patterning sock yarns because it’s just so fun to see the pattern develop on it’s own as I knit.  I hope that knitters using my patterns experience the same thrill read more

Taylor errata

Note the pattern number on the bottom right-hand corner of the cover page. The first number refers to the pattern and the number after the decimal is the numbered revision (e.g. #10.2 is Taylor, revision number 2). Corrections are listed by most recent revision number. Text in red is the corrected wording. #10.2 revised on August 3, 2006 MATERIALS 1 (2, 2, 2, 2 ) balls (50 g) self-patterning sock yarn (MC) … 1 (1, 2 , 2, 2) balls (50 g) solid 4-ply yarn (CC) …

Devan errata

Note the pattern number on the bottom right-hand corner of the cover page. The first number refers to the pattern and the number after the decimal is the numbered revision (e.g. #9.2 is Devan, revision number 2). Corrections are listed by most recent revision number. Text in red is the corrected wording. #9.2 revised on July 3, 2006 MATERIALS 4 (5, 5, 5, 5) 3/8″ (1 cm) buttons NOTE: an additional 3-5 lb preemie size was added in July 2006. Please email for more information.

Devan Errata

Note the pattern number on the bottom right-hand corner of the cover page. The first number refers to the pattern and the number after the decimal is the numbered revision (e.g. #9.2 is Devan, revision number 2). Corrections are listed by most recent revision number. Text in red is the corrected wording. #9.2 revised on July 3, 2006 MATERIALS 4 (5, 5, 5, 5) 3/8″ (1 cm) buttons NOTE: an additional 3-5 lb preemie size was added in July 2006. Please email for more information.

Kieran Errata

Note the pattern number on the bottom right-hand corner of the cover page. The first number refers to the pattern and the number after the decimal is the numbered revision (e.g. #4.2 is Kieran, revision number 2). Corrections are listed by most recent revision number. Text in red is the corrected wording. #4.2 revised on September 11, 2004 MATERIALS 1 (2, 2, 2 ) 3/8″ (1 cm) buttons FRONT Shape left neck and left front shoulder Rejoin yarn to left side of front (when garment is worn) on WS, work even in st st for 14 (16, 18, 18) rows, ending with a RS row.

Candace errata

Note the pattern number on the bottom right-hand corner of the cover page. The first number refers to the pattern and the number after the decimal is the numbered revision (e.g. #1.2 is Candace, revision number 2). Corrections are listed in order by most recent revision number. Text in red is the corrected wording. If your copy of this pattern predates our pattern coding system, and you are having a problem with the instructions, please contact me directly. #1.3 revised on August 14, 2004 BACK – VERSION A Next row (RS) : K33. BACK – VERSION B Shape armholes Next read more

Chloë Errata

Note the pattern number on the bottom right-hand corner of the cover page. The first number refers to the pattern and the number after the decimal is the numbered revision (e.g. #2.2 is Chloë, revision number 2). Corrections are listed by most recent revision number. Text in red is the corrected wording. #2.3 revised on August 14, 2004 BACK Shape armholes Row 1 (RS) : … Row 2 (WS) : … #2.2 revised on July 2, 2004 Revisions:  Reworked the sleeve for a slightly larger sleeve cap. This affected all the increases and final stitch counts. Change to larger needles and working in patt, read more