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Ithilien construction details

Although I do not plan to publish the pattern for Ithilien Brocade Jacket, I did want to detail some of the construction ideas I experimented with. Waist Shaping: I wanted this to be a fitted garment; and with the detailed … Continue reading

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Viking knitting

I’ve recently discovered a different kind of Viking knitting. Not like my Viking socks, which have cable designs taken from Viking stone carving and other artifacts (I highly recommend Elsebeth Lavold’s book Viking Patterns for Knitting for this), but with … Continue reading

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As much fun as mud pies

I’ll readily admit it – I’m as easily amused as your average 5-year-old. Sit me down in front of an anthill or give me a kaleidoscope, and go do your shopping. (I’ve decided to consider this a charming personality trait … Continue reading

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Before and after

I will let the pictures speak for themselves first… No, I didn’t mix up the captions. I ripped out the whole sleeve, back to the cuff. It had slowly dawned on me that, aside from having other projects that I … Continue reading

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