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Holiday Projects:

Winding down after a busy Solstice season of Holiday shows and Farm work, it was fun to sit down and work on some Holiday gifts for loved ones. It was particularly intriguing to invent this mathematically complex cable design in a cap for my eldest grandson Elliot. I used elements of classic buckle braids in mirror image, interlaced with horseshoe cables.

Messing with the chart as work is underway, I always design ‘on the fly’ it seems.

 

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The finished hat on the husbeast (easier to get him to hold still than to get Elliot to cooperate 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I also did up a quick pair of mittens for my middle grandson, he now wears them non-stop!

I re-visited my fenceline Mittens design for this project

He’s always such a happy little camper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I did a pair of Celestial themed mitts for my daughter which have been in the works for some time, I was so happy to finally get them done:

Crescent mitt under way

All Done, and fitting for a Soltsice Celebration!

cuffs feature phases of the moon, palms have little stars

 

My initial design sketch, sort of pleasing to have the original concept somewhat resemble the finished product 🙂

Hello France!

Here is a link to Anne’s first ever French language interview, recently featured on the French knitting site PlaneteLaine by MadLaine Yarns. They have also made available a new French translation of Anne’s very popular Gaia Shoulder Hug pattern, which is free to download and can be linked from our ravelry store in English, Swedish and now in French!

We are so excited to be able to add French knitters to our world of Fiber friends!

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Come & see us at the Sagebrush Folk and Fiber Arts Festival!

This Just in:

Anne will be a participating vendor in the Uinta County Library annual fund raiser, the

Sagebrush Fiber and Folk Festival

Taking place in Evanston, Wyoming at the Beautiful Railroad Roundhouse complex on October 4th, 2014. Rumour has it that her very talented husband may be performing some music there as well so if you are in the area please drop by to support a great cause and have a great time doing it! Please click on the live-link above for further information.

Ridge Gilmour, Singer/Songwriter

Ridge Gilmour, Singer/Songwriter

Many of Anne's patterns will be available at the booth

Many of Anne’s patterns will be available at the booth

Sundance Harvest Festival!

Anne will once again be demonstrating weaving and spinning as well as selling her wares at the up-coming Sundance Harvest Festival, amidst the Autumn slendor in beautiful Provo Canyon. The event takes place on Saturday, September 27th from 10 am to 4 pm. Be sure to drop by and say hello if you are in the area! Click on the link below for more information:

Sundance Harvest Festival 2014

The event and artist’s market is free and open to the public, although a lift ride to view the Fall foliage and some of the other optional activites may include a minimal cost.

Pattern of the Month: The Enchanting & Magical Witch Hat Pattern Hand Knit & fulled Witch Hats for all the charmers in your coven! This pattern is available in our ravelry store

Stop by and try on a hand-knit one-of-a-kind witch hat, enjoy great food and music and take in the gorgeous Sundance scenery!

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An Interview, and Hello Germany!

 

Anne was recently featured on knittingrobin’s website in an interview (click on the link below). Many thanks to the incredible and talented Robin Hunter and her wonderful and informative knitting blog, such an honour!

KnittingRobin Interview with Anne

In other news: This design, the Tai Huri-Huri Hat & Mitts set, has recently been translated For knitters in Germany and was chosen as the cover image for the German language version of the Knitting Hats & Mittens from Around the World book from Voyageur Press (featuring 10 of Anne’s designs) Very  thrilling to be reaching out to that part of the EU, there are so many excellent German knitters, and in this season of FIFA World Cup Fever -Great football (aka soccer) players too!

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Click here for more info on this book