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Have you tried the Kitchener Stitch?

So I had started my blanket project called Persian Dreams and as I read the instructions I soon discovered that each side of each hexagon are put together using a technique called Kitchener stitch. Also called Grafting. It’s a beautiful way to bring two separate knitted pieces together.  It’s an invisible seam and looks like

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Persian Dreams melts my heart

Published on July 30, 2016 by in Afghan/Blanket, Yarn

Every now and then a pattern comes along that calls to your heart.  I saw this pattern a while back and thought it was absolutely stunning.  Then a few weeks went by and I saw it again.  This time I added it to my wish list of future projects and thought….someday….this will be mine! Well

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A Sampler Afghan Becomes an Heirloom Piece

Published on June 1, 2012 by in Afghan/Blanket

This was one of those projects, and I have many, which I start and go great guns on in the beginning, then I peter out and never seem to get it finished.  Well this one I finally finished.  I bought the yarn years ago when Fisherman’s Wool was around $8.99.  Now it’s over $12.  Ouch. 

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Best Yarn Ever!

Published on July 8, 2011 by in Afghan/Blanket

I have to tell you, I just LOVE this yarn!  It’s called Bamboo Ewe from Debbie Stoller.  It’s made of 55% viscose from Bamboo and 45% wool.  It does felt up nicely if you go in that direction. I’ve made two blankets and now I’m knitting a sweater with it. The first blanket I made

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Em’s Blanket

Published on July 15, 2010 by in Afghan/Blanket

Made a fast blanket for a new addition to my clan.  Blanket measured about 36″ by 28″ when finished and the pattern is as follows: Yarn was 2 threads of baby yarn held together to make the blanket a bit more bulky and thicker.  Size 10 needles. Worked this blanket in between a bunch of

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