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The Saturday Sweater

Hey all you knitters out there! I’m happy to announce the birth of The Saturday Sweater! Longing for a mohair-ish type of pullover that was warm but not itchy, I came across Buttercream™ Angel Hair...

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My Easy Egg Lemon Soup Recipe

Egg Lemon Soup, or Avgolemono as it’s called in Greek, is a family favorite of mine. The traditional way of making it involves making your own broth by boiling a chicken. This version is a...

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Baby Boy Rag Quilt

Another baby rag quilt complete! This one is for a baby boy with a mom who was described as the “boho” type. Non-traditional. Refer to my first post for directions / resources: http://www.marnimadeit.com/baby-rag-quilt/ Fabric...

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Knitted Slippers

With the weather getting cooler in Texas (finally) I needed a pair of knitted slippers to walk on the wood floors of my old house. This free knitting pattern on Ravelry.com, is by designer Yuko Nakimura...

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Guitar stand cozy

Ah the many uses for yarn…. if you can think it you can do it! My poor Martin guitar has been getting scuffed from the very worn out rubber that used to cushion it...

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Adult Beard Hat Crochet Pattern

Oh yes oh yes oh yes I did just crochet this adult beard hat and I do love it. Although it’s actually not for me, I had to try it on. Definitely would keep...

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Camo Sunday Shawl

I am crazy about making these shawls. Sometimes they sort of take on a life of their own and decide who they are for before I do….  So I guess they really are made...

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Knitted Baby Booties Tutorial

After having received some feedback for this pattern courtesy of visits through allfreeknitting.com, it came to my attention that I needed to add some clarification and add two more sizes to it. This video shows...

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Handknit Golf Club Covers

When asked if I could make some knitted golf club covers for someone, I immediately jumped at the chance. I had knit some years ago for my Dad (in USMC colors) and I was glad to...