My Adventures in Crafting — Colorwork

Gothic Lodge Sweater

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To start off with I know I am not an eloquent writer. My brain fog makes it difficult for me to remember who I am on a good day. But I thought that if I at least try to write about my thoughts or my difficulties with various knit projects that maybe it might help out others in the long run. Or perhaps let you the reader know that yes, you are not the only one who has experienced these things. Coming off the high and success of my Rhinebeck sweater I felt the need to try and come up...

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Rhinebeck Sweater 2018- May the Steek Be With Me

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I sometimes wonder if people already have their sweater planned for the next year as soon as they walk out of the gates of Sheep & Wool. Personally, I tend to have a general idea of what I would like to have the following year. But there always so many awesome patterns released all the time that it's hard to stick with one decision. And I think everyone stresses about their Rhinebeck Sweater because that is the event I think in which the item you plan to wear not only shows off your yarn skills but you as well. Its a fashion...

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My Adventures in Stranded Colorwork- Part One

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As a knitter I am always looking to knit the next best thing or challenge my skills. Because at some point I would like to at least hold the title of 'Master Knitter'. The trend in knitting this year seems to be colorwork knitting. Which is drastically different compared to last years obsession with all things fade. And don't get me wrong, I still love the idea of melting colors together. But there always seemed to be something mysterious about stranded colorwork. Working with more than one color at the same time seems like a daunting task especially if those multiple colors are not...

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