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Sweater #2 for The Firefly Hook’s “Sweater School”

2019 Sweater School Sweater #2 This sweater brought me some serious joy. I loved learning how to make the rounded yoke (which for garment newbies is the shaped pattern piece, in this case around the neck and shoulders). The stitch pattern was interesting enough to keep things fun, but not so complicated that I had… Continue reading Sweater #2 for The Firefly Hook’s “Sweater School”

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Recent, Yarn Journal

Sweater #1 for The Firefly Hook’s “Sweater School”

2019 Sweater School Sweater #1 My sweater journey began a few years ago. I had just completed my first gig with Leisure Arts Vests: The Long and Short. These garments were right within my skill level because... no sleeves. And vests have simple shaping as well. I wanted to grow in my garment skills, so… Continue reading Sweater #1 for The Firefly Hook’s “Sweater School”

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2019 Sweater School

2019 Sweater School During Christmas break, when my husband was off of school (he's a science teacher AND getting his Masters in Education) and the kids were on a break from homeschool, I indulged in movie watching. Loads of movie watching. For Christmas, the kids got video games and more controllers for the PS4. So… Continue reading 2019 Sweater School

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Thank you all so much…

Thank you all so much... Thank you all so much for your kind words during 30 Free Patterns Before Christmas! I really appreciate all of you. I hope you have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   Sample Sale I know ya'll are makers and may not need/want ready-made items, but designers start to… Continue reading Thank you all so much…

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Free Patterns #29 and #30 (for 30 Free Patterns Before Christmas)

30 Free Patterns Before Christmas Thank you all so much for your kind words during this free pattern bonanza! I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Pom sale is LIVE!! Get your poms 40% - 60% off! Here's how: All listings are 40% off (clearance is still 50% off)… Continue reading Free Patterns #29 and #30 (for 30 Free Patterns Before Christmas)