Author Archives: magdamakes

Grasker Hat is live on Ravelry!

I am thrilled to announce that the Grasker Hat is live on Raverly. That’s right, you can go to Ravelry right now to buy and download your very own copy of this eye-catching Icelandic-inspired hat. It is such a fun … Continue reading

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So Much Support

In my last post I wrote about the amazing test knitters that helped to make the Grasker Hat pattern better. But they are not the only people who make my designs and my life better. There is my ever supportive … Continue reading

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(Test) Knitters are Awesome People

We all know that knitters in general are amazing people. Almost all the knitters I know are so generous in very many ways: they are generous in spirit, in giving of their time, their knowledge, their yarn, their cookies, their … Continue reading

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Fall, time to gain weight! Yarn weight, that is!

Summer is a wonderful time to knit with thinner, cooler yarns. I love knitting with fine lace weight and fingering yarns throughout the year and in the summer, I rarely knit with anything else. But as the weather gets cooler, I … Continue reading

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New Pattern Coming Soon! Fall is coming here – get ready for the cooler weather.

The last few days here in Canada’s Capital Region the weather has turned cold and windy: distinctly fall-like. This kind of weather puts me in the mood to start knitting cozy, warm things for myself, my loved ones and for … Continue reading

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Join As You Go Modular Tutorials

Modular knits are a great way to make large projects. In general, they are easy to knit, with lots of colour and with little finishing at the end. The series of videos shown below cover various aspects of doing a … Continue reading

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Everything you Ever Wanted to Know about the Long Tail Cast On

This video shows how to do the long tail cast on. First is a very quick refresher for those who already know how to do it, followed by an in depth discussion of how to do the long tail cast … Continue reading

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