Joyknits!

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Playing with yarn again …

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is fun! All it takes is some interesting new-to-me yarns, and to sit down with a few of my stitch dictionaries, and I get all sorts of ideas. If I’m lucky, at least a few of them will actually be something when they grow up 😉The swatch in the lower right corner is actually just 1 yarn – I thought the way the colors worked out was interesting. The 2 on the left are 2 sides of the same stitch pattern.

A little glitz.

Maybe something a bit dressy.

Lace

I recently did a stealth project (to be revealed later) that used sock weight yarn at about a worsted gauge and liked it so much, I decided to play with the idea some more.

We’ve had a bunch of storms in the Midwest which have caused a lot of damage and heartbreak. So far our area has been very lucky, but please keep those who haven’t been as fortunate in your thoughts and prayers!

After the storm.

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Author: joyknits

Knitter, designer, tech editor, spinner sharing a home in the Missouri Ozarks with my husband (53 years and counting), 1 dog, 2 cats, and way too much stash!

3 thoughts on “Playing with yarn again …

  1. VERY NICE…you have my attention..love the lace

  2. Such pretties. The lace pattern is quite beautiful. Yes. prayers to those who have lost so much and so many. Even after a bad day, my life is blessed!

  3. I especially like the lace pattern but the red little swatch is cool with the cable. 😀 I’m glad the storms have not hit you hard–it is heartbreaking to see the destruction around the country this spring.

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