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Update on 2018 Sweater Knitting Project

My Dark Night Rose Sweater knitting is coming along slowly.  As I wrote in my post on February 3, 2018, I had hoped to knit 7 hexagons a month.  Well, I certainly did not reach that goal in February.  I only knit 3 hexagon and a half hexagon. So now I have 5 full and… Continue reading Update on 2018 Sweater Knitting Project

My Creative Life · Yarn in my Travels

2018 Sweater Knitting Project

My sweater knitting project for 2018 is this wonderful Dark Night Rose Sweater by Koigu.  In October, 2017 I attended the Vogue destination trip to Ontario where we spent our time with the lovely owners of Koigu Yarns.  At dinner on our first evening, they gave away 3 kits to the participants.  I was fortunate… Continue reading 2018 Sweater Knitting Project

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Fall Festivals and Knitting Retreats

September and October were very busy months for me.  I had 4 opportunities to spend time immersed in yarn and knitting.  Each experience was unique and allowed me to meet new knitters and learn new skills.  Here’s a few highlights from each of my trips. Starting in early September, I attended the Garden State Sheep… Continue reading Fall Festivals and Knitting Retreats

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Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2017

I first attended the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival in 2009 and I’ve been there most years since.  This year the weather wasn’t the greatest on Saturday so I went on Sunday for the first time.  The weather still wasn’t great although the crowds were smaller and I could roam around a little easier.  As… Continue reading Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2017