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knittedyarns Magenta Nereid Gauntlets (aka Fingerless Gloves)-3 Modifications

3 modifications to the Neried Fingerless Gloves.

knittedyarns 3 Hints to Get Lacy Baktus Scarf on Track

Sweeping the Norwegian blogs, the Lacy Baktus Scarf is a wonderful garter stitch project that takes only one skien of sock yarn. Here are 3 tips to help you get started with knitting your Lacy Baktus Scarf limited do overs.

knittedyarns Beach Patterns-Knitting Inspiration on Fire Island

Fair Harbor Beach Patterns are an integral part of knitting. They are the instructions that we read and the sequence of stitches that we make to create wonderful hand made creations from various fibers. Spend time on any beach and you’ll see natural patterns emerging. Being in true sunlight can have a wonderful impact on […]

knittedyarns Shell Stash-A Knitter's View

Regardless of age, it seems that people, particularly women, who walk along the water’s edge on ocean beaches stop to pick up shells. The type of shells accumulated depend on the beach and time of year. Children tend to go for the larger clam shells (at least on Fire Island) which can be decorated and […]

knittedyarns Fire Island Bound-Knitting to Follow

We’re off to Fair Harbor in Fire Island. It’s a wonderful town on one of the shelter islands off the southern coast of Long Island. From Manhattan, it takes a LIRR train, jitney (fancy name for a mini bus from the train station to the ferry) and a ferry to get to. The trip takes […]

knittedyarns Nature Knits Spider Threads on Fire Island

It’s been a rather grey week at the beach. Between breaks in the rain, we’ve taken in the stormy ocean. We’ve spent more time bunkered in near the dune than the water’s edge which has been more of a cliff, about 3 feet above the ocean’s lips.  Even the New York Times thought that the […]