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Shop Knits and That for artistically handcrafted accessories that are sure to please. Why not express your personal style by choosing an accessory that matches your mood and captures your inner beauty! Are you interested in learning to knit or advancing your skills? Check out my knitting classes; I offer a variety of classes for adults and children. Note that classes are held in Acton, MA.  Contact me if you would like more information on products or classes or to place an order.

NEW:  I’ve updated my Fall 2023 class listing – go to Classes for more information.
  

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2 days 2 hours ago

A fun, quick knit with leftover yarn after knitting a pair of socks. Free pattern - Straightforward Mitts. I really like the stitch pattern but next pair will be with solid-color yarn which will show it more clearly.

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5 days 9 hours ago

A few folks have asked me how to catch floats when working a stranded knitting project. Here's a helpful video from Suzanne Bryan with the technique that I use. Note that this method is for when using both left and right hands to hold and work the 2 colors. I

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3 weeks 4 days ago

Finished - Derecho top from Berroco. I knit it with Ester Bitran Canela yarn which I’ve had in my stash for years! Happy with the fit. My advice - routinely move the stitches to a Barber cord or waste yarn and try it on. I did it at least 4

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1 month 2 weeks ago

I organized a group purchase from Webs and got the 25% discount. Yarn is just scrumptious- Scheepjes Whirl. The Summer Breeze Shawl is a free pattern on Ravelry. Can’t wait to get started!

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1 month 3 weeks ago

This has been a labor of love - 5 colors of fingering yarn to complete the Bells Bella mitten (free pattern on Ravelry). So happy with the finished one but now on to the dreaded second mitten!

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2 months 1 week ago

I had some leftover sock yarn in complimentary colors and decided to knit this cowl. A great way to use up those small amounts of yarn!

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2 months 2 weeks ago

This was a simple 1x1 rib hat I knit using the Estonian Cast-On. A stretchy, decorative cast-on that was fairly easy to work, based on the long-tail cast-on. Here's a link to a helpful video newstitchaday.com/how-to-knit-the-estonian-cast-on/

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2 months 2 weeks ago

One more - her first knitting project with me - such a beautiful baby blanket!

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2 months 2 weeks ago

3 beautiful hand-knit sweaters from folks who attend my weekly knitting sessions. Great job ladies!

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2 months 3 weeks ago

Finished - Reversible Cabled Brioche Stitch Scarf, free on Ravelry. I love the feel of Brioche - soft and squishy!