It took me six months to finish My Isle of Purbeck shawl. I even knit it in a heavy worsted fisherman’s wool, instead of the lighter dk weight yarn the pattern called for, thinking I could finish it faster. I adore the shawl. It’s huge and squishy and gorgeous and it makes me so proud

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Finding time to knit has been such a struggle lately.  Between the cooking and baking, getting back into a rhythm of homeschooling – we’re adding a little more structure this year, homestead chores, camp chores, the never ending pile of laundry, and running a business, it feels like there’s never enough time in the day

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Like a lot of knitting techniques, short rows seem to have landed in the project deal breaker category for some people, which makes me sad because they’re useful for shaping so many things from socks to sweaters.  And like so many other knitting techniques, aren’t really all that difficult once you understand them.  I use

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One of the things I love most about living here in the northwoods of Wisconsin are the wildflowers that bloom in late summer to early autumn.  Tansey, Tickseed, Black Eyed Susan and so many more.  They glow like pure magic on a late summer evening when that warm sun streams across the field as the

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Raise your hand if you’ve been here: It’s two days before Valentine’s Day and you want to make a beautiful, thoughtful, handmade gift for your partner or friends, but… it’s two days before Valentine’s Day. You’ve got a mile-long to do list and you just wasted the last two hours searching Pinterest, only to find

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