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I haven’t talked about knitting for awhile now. When I first started a few years ago I was knitting all the time. I worked for a wonderful yarn company, Blue Sky Alpacas who also own Spud & Chloe, and test knit for them, I also made many samples. I was up to my ears in […]


Pattern: Soap ’em Up  (Leisure Arts booklet “Color-Splash Dishcloths”) Yarn: Lily Sugar ‘n’ Cream Cotton Ombres in Rosewood Needles: sz8 Clover Velvet circulars Linked to Wordless Wednesday @ 5 minutes for mom


The Mitten Situation

by Traci on January 18, 2010

in Uncategorized,theblondeknitter

I have really been liking cables. I have really been liking mittens. It was only a matter of time that I cast on for a pair of Evangeline’s. The original pattern is for fingerless gloves and they are great, but I really wanted another pair of mittens. I DO live in Minnesota ya know. While […]


Scarf Pattern: Scrunchable Scarf by Susan McConne (on Ravelry) Earwarmer Pattern: Super Duper Ribbed Earwarmer by theblondeknitter (coming soon!) Fiber: Blue Sky Alpacas Bulky in Orange(a D/C’d color)  Needles: sz15 Boye circulars I’m on a stash bustin’ mission and these are my first FO’s. It felt so good to use up this yarn that has […]

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Imagine That!

by Traci on September 23, 2009

in theblondeknitter

I can do color work! WOO HOOOoooo!!!Wednesday Hat by Kate JacksonBlue Sky Alpacas Worsted Hand DyesChocolate, Red, Aqua, Ecrusz7 Brittany dpn’s


Talk About Cowliscious!

by Traci on February 13, 2009

in theblondeknitter

I have had the Sherbrooke Cowl pattern in my Ravelry queue for quite some time now and have only recently managed to make it appear, in all it’s yummyness, as an FO. I am in love with this cowl. I truly, seriously am. Lolly, my dear, thank you. Yes, it probably has a lot to […]


I have been really getting into making matching winterwear objects. It just seems right. Think about how lonely a hat would be without a pair of mittens to keep it company. Think about a scarf, all alone, with no hat or mittens to play with. Just think of it! It’s a travesty really. It should […]


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