Busting Clothes Moth Myths

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Knit Together with Cynthia MacDougall Decades ago, when spring cleaning was an all-out ritual, housewives would wash all the winter woollies. Then they would wash down all the cupboards before replacing the winter garments. Woollen rugs were draped over the … Continued

Reversible Oven Mitt

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Wool is a naturally flame-retardant fibre which makes it safer to have in the kitchen than many other fibres. Historically, woolen blankets were dampened and used to smother small fires. These oven mitts are fulled after they are completed. Often … Continued

Lined Tea Cozy

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Cynthia made the bargello needlepoint in the photo on the right several decades ago. The Lined Tea Cozy and the Reversible Oven Mitt were inspired by this piece that is still displayed in her livingroom today. Read more in our … Continued

Measuring Tension

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Knit Together with Cynthia MacDougall You hear it time after time: tension in knitting is important. Tension is important, but it is only important if a knitter wants a knitted item to fit well – and who doesn’t want that? … Continued

Westdale Cardigan

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Can a knitter in fall possibly have too many sweaters? It hardly seems possible! The Westdale cardigan is a comfortable, cabled knit, with extra coziness hidden in the hood. Practice your basic cables across several complementary patterns that travel up … Continued

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