Free Pattern – Blueberry Hill

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You can’t possibly be blue wearing (or making) this pretty shawl! It’s light and airy when draped over bare shoulders and looks great with a shawl pin, or scrunch it up and use it as a scarf. The lacy, open, lover’s knots (Solomon’s knots) design works up quickly and uses very little yarn for such a big piece.   This pattern is protected by … Continue reading →

What a difference a bind off makes!

Mom in her new shawl

I made a simple lace shawl, and I bound off with what I thought was a stretchy bind off. Here’s how the shawl looked as it was blocking (the first time). It wasn’t as big as I had hoped and felt more like a kerchief. I could tell when I was laying it out, that the fabric had a LOT … Continue reading →


Last night, I couldn’t decide what to do. I could have made some progress on any of the 3 new patterns I’ve been working on. I could have (finally) written up the review of my LYS that I’ve been meaning to write. I could have just worked on my Socks with Sarah socks, or the lacey vest/jacket thing that is … Continue reading →

My June Yarnbox

I received my June Yarnbox a couple of weeks ago, and I’m late in sharing it with you but I haven’t forgotten. I didn’t realize the box had arrived and was waiting for me at my office, so it was a week before I knew it had come. Since then, between Tea Cozy Tuesdays, Socks with Sarah, and now the Finish … Continue reading →