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Tips: Ribber Cast on Combs

The prevailing opinion is that you must never pull the ribber COC wire all the way out when hanging it between beds. I have always followed that advice … until […]

Hats — the new testing ground

Someone asked me recently, why so many hats? Well, hats –and pillows– are a great place to try new things. Techniques. Designs. Stitch patterns. Working through my DAK manual, lesson […]

Pillows

Just photographed the finished pillows today. Here they are. The first one is for T; hers has a rainbow behind the clouds because I knew she’d like the extra thought. […]
Pillows

Can a pillow have two fronts?

I’m making pillows for my granddaughters for Christmas–but don’t tell! Kind of a “celebrating 2012” heirloom, and I say heirloom only because I hope to make this a tradition. No […]

I finally found some yarn

That sounds like a funny title for a knitter, doesn’t it? Or maybe it does to me because I’m a machine knitter. Machine knitters have stashes, so “finding” yarn isn’t […]

Pom-poms Made with Yarn Winder

Pom-poms Made with Yarn Winder ~ Something innovative by Beaded Pony Designs and Ginny Schweiss ~ You will need: • yarn (skein, cone, or ball) • 4-foot length of the […]