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A New Knitter

This is my best friend Aly. You might remember me talking about her a few weeks ago when I taught her to knit. At the time I had asked you to vote for her first project – You voted, and we listened.  Aly began knitting the Yoshimi cowl. She picked out a lovely Malabrigo to […]

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Giveaway Winners!

Thank you all for the kind words!  We will have 2 winners today! Lindsay was the winner for the original giveaway: We have a bonus giveaway!  I hope you like it Megan Hall! Please send us your addresses via email niceandknit@gmail.com to claim your gifts. Have a wonderful weekend, and may your projects be finished!

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A Nice & Knit Holiday

There are just 17 more days until Christmas! Phew, that’s not much.  If you haven’t done all your shopping (and I bet there are plenty of you that haven’t), take a look at this gift guide we’ve put together.  The Nice & Knit Gift Guide is a collection of products we know and love.  A few […]

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Hand Felted Slippers

They are complete.  And now, so am I. I have toasty warm feet. There is still time to enter our felted flower giveaway… just leave a comment here  to enter!

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Giveaway

Good Morning! Yesterday afternoon I had a few hours to hand felt a pair of slippers.   The slippers are still wet so I will wait to post photos of the finished product.  The slippers are made with wool roving, hot water and soap. A tutorial on hand felted slippers can be found at this […]

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Clutch

Well, I got it done in time! I stayed up late Friday night and got up early Saturday morning to finish, but it was worth it!  I learned that rushing is never a good idea. I probably should have known that already, and by the time I finished the last stitch on Saturday I felt […]

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Christmas Cast On

I have been feverishly knitting.  Casting on projects whenever I find a moment.  Which, brings up another point.  People ask me often when I “find” time to knit.  I take time.  I get up early and knit for an hour at 5.  I bring knitting with me to pick up the boys at school.  While […]

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Thermis

A few weeks back I had posted about my friend Aly learning to knit. I asked you all to vote on what you thought her first project should be and someone suggested Thermis. I thought it was a great idea, so I stole it for my next project. Ya know, as a good friend, I […]

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Faded Jeans Hat

Yesterday I posted my hat in progress.  This was a super quick hat. Madelinetosh Vintage Yarn – Manor and Thoreau Colorways I made this pattern up and I was going to share it with you, but there are some things that I would like to do differently next time.   I would like to decrease […]

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Soup Season

Our household has been enjoying soup this fall.  Our favorite is clam chowder.  All three boys love it as much as their father, so I make it often! I do not have a real recipe and each time it is a bit different, but I enjoy the process every time. Here is what I do […]

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