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every time i say hillflowers to myself i think of the song made famous in the musical sweet socks tight twist, colorway, no comment. shown below, scarf in mountain meadow briar rose fibers harmony to purchase pattern or view complete pattern information, please knitspot pattern shop. the circular bee brooch pictured above with the wrap […]

a secret revealed

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remember this? so many of you have asked me about this piece of mystery knitting over the last few months, wondering when we could talk about it. and finally we can—take a look at my summer 2009 edition of twist collective. i knit mine up during the month of january in the extremely fine summery […]

spin control

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the mock orange bush is just beginning to bloom; i’ve been watching the buds for several days and finally, this morning, they were open. this is one of my favorite flowering shrubs—it gives off a heavenly scent i remember from childhood—we had a large one in the front yard at home. ours has forced itself […]

come june, there must be roses . . .

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and i think we’ll have that order filled—the rambler that spreads across the side of the back yard fence is filling up with buds that seemingly weren’t there a few days ago. not being a rose person, i hardly pay this shrub any mind, but it rewards us anyway with a multitude of red blooms […]