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TNNA Overload

Searching for the perfect Yarn Oh, my! I went to TNNA with one purpose. It was to find a yarn that I could use to design several projects for babies in order to teach some machine knitting technique classes over the next 9 months. Instead, I came home with about 17 project ideas. Because I …

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My studio

Lorna Miser showed a picture of her huge loft studio on Facebook, so I thought I’d show the progress on my space. First, the south wall. The right side is full of magazine collections. The left is being filled with ufo projects as I unearth them. The east wall has two machines, the lk-150 and …

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The loom moves on

We’ve enjoyed the company of Day Carr from Mt. Pisgah Handwovens the past several months. It’s sad to see the loom empty ready for move out day. And the “wall of wovens” will be repurposed for the next artist. Here’s a glimpse ….

Woolly Holiday Hunt Day 7 – Baby It’s Cold Outside!

Our inspiration, Baby It’s Cold Outside — so cold, your fingers turn a shade of blue, but what better to  warm that cold baby in than a blanket made of yarn Ull fall in love with.  Look at this flickr photo for inspiration!! Use the bolded clues above to find the picture on our website at …

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Woolly Holiday Hunt Day 6 – He licked all the candy canes, ’til he turned them all green.

  The “Grinch Who Stole Christmas” returns every year for an encore presentation.  While looking at the pictured yarn, I was reminded of the lines: When the Grinch discovered There was no way, To Keep Christmas from coming On Christmas day, He devised a new plan… Though not quite as mean. He licked all the …

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Holiday Hunt Day 3 — sweet treats in the ???? of our shoes

St. Nicholas’ day is on the 6th December, but in Holland, the major celebrations are held on the 5th December. The name Santa Claus comes from the name Sinterklaas. On December 5th, children leave clogs or shoes out to be filled with presents. They also believe that if they leave some hay and carrots in their shoes for …

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Woolly Holiday Hunt Day 2 – he is a jolly ????

Clue: Frosty the snowman was a jolly ???? soul, With a corncob pipe and a button nose And two eyes made out of coal. Here’s the scoop: the picture above is copied into one of the products on the page related to the ???? word missing from the clue.  If you search for that word, you’ll …

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Woolly Holiday Hunt Day 1 – enjoy your cookies with some ?

Clue: Pulling our treats out of the oven to cool! Waiting for our ????  to brew (to make it easier, Lea-Ann is editing this post to say “Steep”, sorry Tara)! You are looking for the page that has the pictures from this blog post on it and that page has to do with the ???? mentioned– …

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Join Our Woolly Holiday Hunt!

 Once a day, starting December 12th and ending December 18th, we’ll post a photo along with a clue, on the blog at: https://knittingtoday.com/knews  of a felted holiday project from the Marie Mayhew Trunk Show. The projects include snowmen, santa, gingerbread men, ornaments, a nest, candy corn, and a penguin.  The photo and the clue will give …

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