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    We’re off!

    Mona and I are off on a yarn related road trip, but I have an assignment for you in the meantime: let me know in the comments what kind of tutorial you’d like to see here. I’ll also be able to post short clips (possibly Ipod ready), but no longer than 30 seconds for the time being. My camera’s pretty

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    En Avril, ne te découvre pas d’un fil*

    This is the scene outside my front door this morning: My daughter is unimpressed, but I’m not surprised – I was born in Quebec and expect snow until May. No matter. I’m really looking forward to this weekend because Marcel‘s play is opening tonight and daughter and I will attend on Saturday night. I *love* this play – it’s funny,

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    Poor House™

    You may have noticed a little upheaval lately: a post disappeared along with a comment or two. Last month, I decided that our web host was too tight a fit and looked for a new home. It went smoothly enough but there was an issue with our IMAP folders and I only changed my name servers about a week after

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    Shaping in Lace Pattern

    The stitch pattern in this cardigan is simple, but a little uncommon. The stitch count varies from row to row: decreases occur on the right side while yarnovers occur on the wrong side. It’s also asymmetrical, as can be seen below. As a result, there isn’t a type of decrease which will work everywhere in the pattern: what looks good

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    I’ve been meaning to write all week long – I even have a swatch of dollar and a half on the needles. I wanted to better illustrate how the shaping is done in pattern and how the stitch pattern looks up close. Is anybody interested in that? But I didn’t get to it. Too busy. Shout if you’d find it

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