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A Bit of History

Reading through some of my Ravelry forums, I came across a discussion of a BBC series called “The Fabric of Britain”. Ravelers in Canada and, of course, Great Britain, who can watch BBC, were discussing a segment on knitting. While … Continue reading

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Fiber Fiction

An avid knitter, I am also a voracious reader. I like everything from Jane Austen to historical fiction to biographies, thrillers and espionage. I especially love books that combine both my passions – books that have knitting as a theme. … Continue reading

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4 Cool Ravelry Features You Should Be Taking Advantage Of

I know you know what Ravelry is, but as your local knitting guru I need to make sure you’re using Ravelry to the best of its abilities.  Here is a list of my favorite features that Ravelry offers, which you can … Continue reading

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Hampden isn’t only Hons, hon.

This year Lovelyarns sponsored the “Greening Project” at  ACCE High School  where 13 high-school boys and girls volunteer during the school year to plant and maintain a vegetable and herb garden on the school grounds. ( Right around the corner … Continue reading

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Knitting for Kicks(tarter)

Have you heard about Kickstarter? It is a public funding platform for creative projects such as movies, small business start-ups, mobile apps and so much more. Just for kicks, I did a search for knitting projects and was amazed at … Continue reading

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