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Big & Chunky Eternity Scarves

Posted by smittenkittenorig on

I had some really nice thick yarns in my yarn stash & I never really
seem to get around to using them, so this summer, I dove in & got to
work. Two things happened. I made some really great big & bulky
infinity scarves & I found out that my wrists don't like working with
big chunky yarns for prolonged periods of time. Ouch. I do love the
results of the chunky yarns though & here are the two I...

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What I've Made: Olympian Blue Infinity Scarf SAMANTHA

Posted by smittenkittenorig on

I'm a bit obsessed with the Olympian Blue shade this year & it made
its way to my crochet. The result is a new Olympian Blue Infinity Scarf SAMANTHA. Long live the loop! ;)

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What I've Been Up To: Striped Infinity Scarves

Posted by smittenkittenorig on

So it's pretty clear that I'm an infinity scarf addict. Love them,
love to make them & love to wear them. Anyway, I'd been wanting to do
something a little bit different with them so I came up with striped
versions. No-brainer, right? I love them & one of the best things
about them, they're even more versatile with dual complimentary
colors. The grey & black was like, the ultimate for me because it's
tw...

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Look Out Yarn, I'm Coming For You!

Posted by smittenkittenorig on

I went on a yarn buying jag on Sunday. For some reason every time I go on a yarn binge, it's a Sunday & it's for hours. I've no idea why that is but it prompted me to think of something with regard to the yarn stash I currently reside with.

What if I could use all my yarn? Like really, make something out of all available skeins. I'm a little scared & excited at the prospective results of such an...

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Yarn Creation Confection Follows...

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Oh yes! It's all about the pretty with this custom Samantha & Evie for a fabulous customer of mine. She gave me the incredible opportunity of working with some phenomenal yarn.

The Samantha turned out perfectly. Apparently the 2-ply alpaca yarn actually rolled on it's own ever so slightly when I was making it, so the end result is just that much more lovely. It is seriously scrolling naturally. I...

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