Author Archives: Kri

About Kri

Knitter, weaver, spinner, crocheter, crafter, Mom of 2.

Catkin

Details @ Ravelry What can I say about this one aside from WOW! Made from Cascade Heritage Silk (brown) and Ella Rae Lace Merino (green) using the Catkin pattern. this pattern is wonderfully designed. I think my gauge was ever … Continue reading

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New pattern: Tree Bark Mitts

I’ve been working on this one for months. First, I wanted to make several samples (Christmas presents that still need to be sent!), and then I wanted to have some testing and editing done (thank you to those that helped!), … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pucks

Fudge! AKA Chocolate Pucks. A tasty (healthy) treat that I found on Pinterest. I’m only sad that I didn’t have enough cocoa powder to make a full batch, so we only had 5 not the 10 the recipe makes. I … Continue reading

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Preview: Tree Bark Mitts

New pattern to be released very soon! I’m a total convert to the fingerless mitts. No longer do I scratch my head in bewilderment when I see others making/wearing them.

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Fingerless Mitts

I never used to really be interested in them. Did I mention this before? I started work about a month ago, and find either my fingers get cold with my sweater off or my body gets hot with my sweater … Continue reading

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Cold? Knit some woollies!

Swatching! Starting back at work, and the new office space that I will be in is simultaneously cold and warm. Wearing my new sweater is just too much, but not wearing a sweater and I get cold. It’s mostly my … Continue reading

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At Long Last

This project has been on the needles for over a year. That’s actually not a very long time for a sweater when I’m knitting it. We don’t discuss the other sweater I’ve got on the needles currently. Let’s just focus … Continue reading

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Wilder – A cowl pattern to keep you warm!

I’m so excited about this one. OK, so I think I say that every time, but this one is special. First off it’s a very special yarn: Malabrigo Rios. This yarn is crazy soft. This cowl is crazy warm with … Continue reading

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Slowing Down

These days our life is all about slowing down a bit. Fall time really brings about the need to withdraw a little. Where we live, the cold weather and beautiful bright scenes of the leaves changing really cements those feelings. … Continue reading

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Turkeys!

Where I live, this sight is very common. I took the opportunity to photograph our visitors this morning. There were at least 15 of them, and possibly more down the hill that I couldn’t see! Pardon the blurry shot, but … Continue reading

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