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Prism

Brooklyn Tweed’s Wool People 11 came out today, and I’ve got a cowl/stole pattern included: Prism. I’ve been working on reversible lace patterns for a few years, exploring different ideas. I love making something that you can’t put on the … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL – more about the prizes & the rules

A few days ago I gave you a preview of the prizes for my annual Tour de France KAL. Starting on Saturday July 2, 2016 and running along with the Tour de France, we’ll be knitting my Gavrinis shawl until … Continue reading

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Peloton: TdF KAL, 2014

Last week I showed you the prizes for my 5th annual Tour de France Knit Along (TdF KAL). Today I’m here to share the pattern. It’s called Peloton: This semi-circular shawl is inspired by the riders of the Tour de … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: Le Tour!

Today is the start of the 100th Tour de France. It’s also the beginning of the Tour de France KAL of my Père Lachaise Shawl (in my Ravelry Group). It’s also the start of the Tour de Fleece – basically a spin-along … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL 2013: details and prizes

It’s almost time! The 100th Tour de France begins on June 29th in Corsica, and so on June 29th my fourth annual Tour de France Knit Along (KAL) begins. It will run until July 21st, 2013. This year’s pattern is … Continue reading

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Père Lachaise shawl revealed

One of the things that I wanted to do in taking pictures of the Père Lachaise shawl was to try to recapture the feeling that I had when I was at the cemetery. It was a fairly warm and humid … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL: design process and peek at the prizes

As I have previously mentioned, I’m going to be running my fourth annual Tour de France Knit Along very soon. It will run during the Tour de France: June 29th – July 21st, 2013. This year’s pattern is based on … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL preparation

It might seem premature, but I’m gearing up for my fourth annual Tour de France Knit Along (KAL). Each year I come up with a shawl design that has some inspiration taken from France. I put up some lovely prizes … Continue reading

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Tour de France: last minute Knit Along preparations!

Hey there knitters and hangers-on! It looks like a lot of people are interested in participating in my second annual Tour de France Knit Along (KAL). This year’s subject is my new Sunflower Field pattern. Here’s a shot of my … Continue reading

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Sunflower Field Shawl/ Summer in Provence e-book ready available!

The Sunflower Field Shawl is the second in a series of shawls inspired by fields in France. One of the sights that you see in the Tour de France as the cyclists whip by are fields of sunflowers beaming at … Continue reading

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