Knitting Projects

Indulge in the Beauty of Earth Toned Wool

February 14, 2018

Indulge in the Beauty of Earth Toned Yarn Imagine miles and miles of luscious, warm, natural, earth-toned wool that fades at each color transition.  A scarf that calls your name and makes your feel invincible to the cold, winter weather outside.  A scarf that beckons to be worn 24/7 and never put away. This scarf […]

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And the Knitting Needles Keep Clacking

January 31, 2018

  And The Knitting Needles Keep Clacking It’s a cold day in December.  The knitting needles were clacking away furiously to meet the Christmas deadline.  An earth tone, all natural colored little boys sweater was being born.   The labor pains were great and the excitement of end of the journey was coming near. Was the […]

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Stay Connected with Lazy O Ranch Vlog #2

October 27, 2017

Staying Connected with Lazy O Ranch Vlog #2 Grab your favorite drink and your WIP.  Join me for a minute and lets talk wool. I can’t wait to share with you my Raggz fiber Arts goodies, knitted projects I have finished and ones that are still WIP, new wooden bowls, and where you will find […]

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A Simple Statement of Style

September 17, 2017

A Simple Statement of Style One of my biggest dreams is becoming a knitwear designer.  I had always envisioned living out in the mountains (kind of like I do now), surrounded by a couple of corgis and my family.  I designed my special places in and around the house that I decorated with things that I loved […]

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I Found my Fade Shawl

June 23, 2017

  I Found my Fade What a great shawl to knit. “Find your Fade” made it through my knitting group and a couple of us collaborated on colors and schemes to make it happen. It took me awhile to come up with my colors. My style if fairly simple with normally one or two colors […]

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The Eleanor Messy Bun Hat

January 27, 2017

    Full of texture and color, this messy bun hat is an eye catcher. It’s definitely a huge hit amongst my daughters and close friends.   My oldest daughter is heading for college this semester and she had to have one of these hats for school.  She is  braving the weather on the eastern […]

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Episode #2 Chickens, Sheep, Hay & Yarn

October 15, 2014

Episode #2 Chickens, Sheep, Hay and Yarn One of my most favorite places to relax in is my barn.  Nothing beats the sounds of the sheep and chickens and the antics that they do. Let me share with you a project that I am working on and a project that I have processing in my […]

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The Elise Tank Top

May 1, 2013

Tanks Are So Easy To Knit For The Summer Dawn A. Shaffer This was a very easy tank top to knit up.  I love these kinds of tank sweaters, but I have gotten myself into the habit of sticking to a simple, one style fits all design. Honestly,  I was getting bored with the simple, […]

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Showing Off My Knitted Stella Tank Top

May 1, 2013

My Stella Knit Tank Top Using Elsebeth Lavold’s Silk/Wool By Dawn A. Shaffer I fell in love with this’ sapling green’ from the Elsebeth Lavold’s  wool/silk yarn collection.  There were only 2 skeins left in this LYS store located in the Poconos. I quickly swiped them up and this tank top was born. I wanted […]

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Knitting Project: Finishing the Sweet Sunset Sweater

August 3, 2011

I had a great time knitting up this sweater.  The color was playful and the cotton was so soft.   I have never done a yarn over pattern (yo) before, so I chose to stick with this very simple diamond pattern. Now I have fallen headover heals for yarnover lace patterns.  Once you get the […]

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