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Hat-for-Me Month!

I’ve come to the conclusion that January is always “Lisa Knits a New Hat Month”: Rose Hill Hat (knitting loom edition) Fiesta Hat (also on the loom) Turn a Square Irish Hiking Hat I think, most likely, if I were satisfied with any one of these hats, the others probably would not exist. It’s just, […]

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Me and my paper hat

Oh, I do like this hat. I did not care much for crocheting with paper, but I think the end justifies the means.  And the pattern was fairly easy, too.  I could see myself making another in cotton (and probably in about half the time – cotton would be significantly easier to work with). My […]

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When the going gets tough…

…the tough start a new project! I had a lousy day Friday, from the moment I woke up, until roughly 6pm, which found me hanging out with my sweet family, and sipping a vodka collins at the Stirling Hotel. Things were much better after that. Leading up to that moment, though, there had been a […]

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Quick Knits for the, er, me

I’m at the Clayathon right now, taking a quick break from the polymer.  I’ve already made a nice little pile of things, and as soon as they are sanded and buffed, I’ll be sure to give you a peek.  For now, how about a completed knitting project? I just loved Eamonn’s Irish Hiking Hat so […]

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Crochet hooks, shoes, and knitting

Thank you for ordering crochet hooks this week!  I’m closing up the shop in a matter of minutes, and then I’m ordering my supplies and taking them down south to the Clayathon.  I can hardly wait for the weekend to begin. I’ve got several things I want to work on, mainly your hook orders and […]

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Quick Knits for the Menfolk, part two

I seem to be going in reverse age order with these.  Today’s quick knit is another hat, this time for Aidan.  Aidan is nearly 12, a sixth grader, and he is of the opinion that when it comes to hats, “simpler is better.” So, no cables for this one.  Just simple ribbing on the brim, […]

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Quick Knits for the Menfolk, part one

Somebody needed a new hat.  Two somebodies, in fact, but this post is about the smaller somebody, in particular.  The hat I made him three years ago was starting to feel a little snug and look a little crummy.  Pilling and such. He picked out the yarn, and I picked out a pattern that would […]

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