Author Archives: JoanJudySandy

IT’S NOT TOO LATE — 2018 Pins & Needles Retreat

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2018 Pins &  Needles Retreat February 1st – 3rd        IT’S NOT TOO LATE to register for the Pins and Needles Retreat at the historic Boone Tavern.  Choose classes in knitting, crochet, spinning, and quilting and escape for a weekend of fun with others who share your love of fiber.   Make your hotel reservations online using the group code 70631: www.boonetavernhotel.com  See […]

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Andora Cape January 2014 KAL

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Soon to be your favorite! This cape is worked as one big rectangle, then the bound-off edge is sewn to part of the side edge to form a cape. This unique project requires minimal shaping and features a hidden inside front pocket for warming your hands. Working it in Erin or Columbia from Imperial Yarns on larger needles makes it a quick knit. […]

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December Pattern of the Month

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Bohemian Wrapsody Shawl Pattern

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November Pattern of the Month: Joan’s Simple Ribbed Socks

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Joan’s Simple Ribbed Socks These socks are worked top down on double pointed needles, easily adaptable to magic loop if you choose. Sized for women’s large (8-10). For smaller legs decrease in multiples of 4.   Requires 400 yards (100 grams) of sock yarn and size 2 needles. Using long tail method, cast on 56 stitches (14 on each needle). […]

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Knit two, together

We had a visitor whose knitting circle has gone away as members moved or passed on. In our very brief visit we both acknowledged the mystery of fiber friends. Something happens when we come together over string. The sharing of skills – heritage and life – is a great way to knit two people (or more) together.

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Andora Cape Knit-a-Long 2014

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It is time to start thinking about the Andora Cape Knit-a-Long which begins the  middle of January 2014. Soon to be your favorite!  The cape is worked as one big rectangle; then the bound off edge is sewn to part of the side edge to form a cape.   This unique project requires minimal shaping and features an inside,  hidden, front […]

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October 2013 – Picot Edge Shawl

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Picot Edge Shawl   Materials:   1 hank Sweet Feet Sock Yarn, 400+ yards Size 8 – 40″ circular needles Directions:  Cast on 6 st. Row 1:   K2, yo, K2, Yo, K2. Row 2:  K2, yo, k1/p1 in the front of next stitch, knit to the last 2 stitches, yo, K2. Repeat row 2 until half the yarn is gone […]

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September 2013 – Pattern of the Month

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Sweetness Bias Lace Scarf     Download Instructions:  Ruca-Bias-lace-scarf

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Ready for your next Sock Project?

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We have a limited supply of Acquerello hand paints from Aurora Yarns. These yarns suggest tie-dye and will work up  into great socks, shawls or mitts.

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Blue Meezer coming to Fiber Frenzy

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Blue Meezer is our newest local yarn, hand spun by Anna Taylor right here in Berea.  Anna, who will start college next month, has created a fine texture, two ply yarn in vibrant colors. Stop in and check out her beautiful work.

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