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Blog, Fiber Musings / March 18, 2019

The Worst That Can Happen

I am an optimistic worrier. I go throughout my day (and my life) in a chronic, but manageable, state of stress (it’s like a low grade fever that won’t quit). I find myself anxious about how much there is to do, worrying about…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / March 11, 2019

3 Tips for Yarn Substitutions

Raise your hand if you always use the yarn the pattern recommends? Anyone? Anyone? Buehler?Yarn can be spendy, and sometimes we need an alternative that fits within our budget. Other times we simply can’t get our hands on the recommended yarn, or just…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / February 13, 2019

Break Up With The Ball Band

It’s time for a little truth-telling, my friend. We need to break up… with the ball band. You know the one. I want you to break up with the cute little band of paper tied to your skein of yarn. There’s a…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / February 7, 2019

Knitting Mistakes Are Part of the Process

I talk about this a lot, but it’s one of the most common conversations that happens in my knitting community: knitters will go to almost any length to avoid making a mistake. We aren’t born knowing how to knit, any more than we…

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