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Can't make it to Rhinebeck?

Can't make it to Rhinebeck?

I know fall seems far away but this is too exciting not to share now!!! You are cordially invited to "Not Everyone Goes to Rhinebeck" Virtual Fes...

A Chat with ChileKnitz

A Chat with ChileKnitz

When I was pregnant with my first child, Emma. An aunt told me I should give knitting a try, it all snowballed from there!! 

Soon after I was buying looms and crochet hooks and a year later I was learning how to knit, it took me some time to finally get the hang of it but I had a great time learning!!

A Chat with Nanette of Nanette Wake Studio

A Chat with Nanette of Nanette Wake Studio

I make handwoven drawstring and zippered project and accessory bags. I enjoy weaving the fabric for them and playing around with the warps to change the look of the hand dyed yarns I use. Something woven on a black warp looks completely different from that same yarn woven on a white warp.

A Chat with the Maker behind Hypnotic Yarn

A Chat with the Maker behind Hypnotic Yarn

I wanted to share some of the talented people that I have met along with way in my fibery journey.  So I decided I would ask a series of questions so you can get to know them.  Let me introduce Cheryl, the talented indie yarn dyer of Hypnotic Yarn!

Threads that tie us together

Threads that tie us together

After I took this pic, I realized it represents generations of women in my family. 

Easy Knitting Project

Easy Knitting Project

Do you have random skeins of yarn that you love but not sure what to do with them?  Is stash enhancement one of your Super Powers?    Do you like easy mindless projects that are great for on the go knitting?

Keep Track in a Pattern

Keep Track in a Pattern

A little tip that has come in handy while working on flat pieces to remember which side is Right and which is the Wrong side.

Yarnie Goodness in London

Yarnie Goodness in London

A visit to Loop in London!

The Marking Stitches Blog

The Marking Stitches Blog

Welcome to the little blog called Marking Stitches.