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Cast-on/Bind-off Online Tutorials

This month we had a skill-sharing session at Yarn Club and added a few new tricks to our knitting bags. Here I’ve rounded up the best tutorials I could find for the cast-ons and bind-offs we discussed, and links to the books I referenced.  In the fullness of time, I will add my own video […]

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A Beautiful Challenge: Inspired Uses for Variegated Yarn

This month at Yarn Club, we’re talking about beautiful ways to use variegated yarns with special guest Yarn Indulgences!  I’ve touched on this topic before when I released the Lavender Scarf pattern.  Here are some more inspired ideas rounded up from the interwebs, from knitting to crochet, weaving, and even simple wrapping crafts using variegated […]

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Phibersmith Yoga Socks

Starting the new month on a positive note: I’ve just released a 2-pattern set on Ravelry for yoga socks.  This is Phibersmith Designs first new release of 2015, and first item I’ve created independently for sale in almost 4 years.  It’s a little thing in the big, knitty scheme, but a pretty big deal for […]

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Light through yonder window

This is the soft afternoon light coming in the window of my hotel room in Victoria, as seen from where I’m veg-ing on the bed. We strolled through the Royal BC Museum this morning and now my very tired toddler is asleep and I’m waiting out the nap. Wherefore is he sleeping do you ask? […]

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