Tag Archives: sock/fingering weight

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The Wolkenspiel Punch Bowl

While out antiquing some years ago, I found this Fostoria American punch bowl at the Bay City Antiques Mall in Bay City, Michigan. Over the years it has held lemonade, wine corks, pine cones, birthday cards, spiked punch and lots more. When we added Wolkenspiel, a luxurious sock weight yarn from Germany, to our website, […]

Hitchhiker Shawl Notes

I’m finishing my second Hitchhiker Shawl, a Martina Behm design, which is much loved on Ravelry. This post contains some of my knitting notes and a photo gallery of knitting the shawl. I keep track of how many notches or teeth there are along one edge of the shawl. Writing down the number of notches […]

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Hitchhiker Shawl/Scarf in Zauberball

I got caught on starting a Hitchhiker Scarf last weekend and decided that it will be perfect for knitting while watching my favorite holiday movies. Think “White Christmas,” “Holiday Inn,” and “Polar Express,” all accented with a liberal dose of relaxing knitting. Hitchhiker is knit in garter stitch, shaped as an oblong shawl and has […]

April KAL: Poncho “14 Carat”

Join us for our next KAL, a gorgeous poncho – absolutely this year’s hottest fashion accessory! The fabric has an interesting design with superior drape. Best of all, the simple construction makes it a garment that is flattering for everyone. Knitters of all shapes and sizes modeled the poncho and were thrilled with the flattering […]

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