Monthly Archives: March 2011


Almost a year ago, I wrote a post on my old blog about how Three Irish Girls yarn was full of infallible baby dust…based solely on the empirical evidence of the number of 3IGers who were expecting. Unfortunately, sometimes pregnancies don’t work out the way we hope. Several months ago, one of our members lost […]

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When superheroes go bowling

It might be hard to tell from my recent posts…but I actually do something with the yarn I buy–and I’ve got 2 designs out to prove it! Remember REDACTED? Well, introducing No Capes! This design was inspired by my son, who firmly believes he is a real superhero. His aunt even got him a superhero […]

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The horns of a dilemma

I have a design idea. I just don’t know what to do with it. I originally conceived of the idea when I saw a call for designs put out for a well-known print magazine. It’s one I certainly wouldn’t mind being published in; I’ve even submitted (unsuccessfully) to them before. One of their themes caught […]

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The Great Peaches & Creme Stashup of 2011

That’s what it’s turned into in the go fast. knit left. group on Ravelry. We have a Peaches & Creme KAL (knit-a-long) thread in the group, but one group member pointed out (accurately) we’ve been doing a heck of a lot more stashing than knitting so far. People are talking about having 30 lbs boxes […]

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