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Craft Cruises May 2012

Join me on my next cruise in May of 2012 in Alaska.  Musk Ox & Denali tour or the Knitting cruise. Go to and sign up TODAY. Be sure to use code #R0901-U21615

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Japanese knitting class intro (Video)

Video: Check out a small snippet from my class yesterday. This was held in Estes Park, CO at the wool market being held this weekend. The video is an introduction that I tell my students before we continue on with the class. If you are interested in any of my ...

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My publisher: Nomad press

Be sure to check out Deb Robson's blog. Publisher of Arctic Lace and Ethnic knitting books. She just returned from the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. I love the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. Some time I need to look back in my records and see which was the year I ...

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Over 10,000 miles!

As you know from last year's posts on this blog, we traveled to a lot of places in 2010. We clocked over 10,000 miles and maybe over 15,000 miles but we were not keeping track. Hawaii, Alaska, Florida, New York, and hopping around Europe every three weeks for 4 months. That ...

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Arctic Lace Blog

Back in 2004 while researching the book Arctic Lace Knitting we kept a small day to day blog of what we were doing each day. Take a look back in time in the behind the scenes post that we just put up on this blog. The blog was moved from ...

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Yarn Graffiti? (Yarn Bombing)

THE bronze statue of Rocky near the Philadelphia Museum of Art irked Jessie Hemmons. She found the statue too big, too macho and too touristy, so last month Ms. Hemmons, a 24-year-old artist, bombed him. With pinkish yarn. Using a stepladder and a needle, Ms. Hemmons stitched a fuchsia-colored hooded vest ...

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Free Pattern: 100 Meter Dash Hat

Here's a quick hat that takes 1 ball of yarn with 100 meters (109 yards). You can probably make it in one evening. It took me about 90 minutes. Size Women's medium, ribbing is about 18" in circumference and very stretchy. Gauge 12 sts = 4 inches (10 cm) over stockinette stitch, knit in ...

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Ethnic Knitting Book Video Intro

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Sock Wars


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SheeptoShawl comments

Comments have been fixed here on Sheeptoshawl. It was sending the comments to facebook RSS feed and now will stay local here on the site. Sorry about that. FYI... the blog will now pull in my Facebook posts so that you can enjoy my daily comments on Facebook. You can post/comment ...

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Signed Knitting Books for Sale

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Premium Knitting Patterns

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Sheep To Shawl Boutique

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