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Mission Inspiration: Helsinki

City and Sea Photos from walking around Helsinki in January. I convinced my husband to walk around Helsinki for hours by luring him with the promise of food at Hietalahti Market Hall. It was a loooong nice walk and the food … Continue reading

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Yarn Addiction Thursday: Wrist-warmers in Alpaga Teint

Early Spring was really chilly for my fingers. I had a nice toasty electric blanket for my lap but my fingers got stiff from typing and being cold. My solution? Procrastinate on my writing-work-in-progress by making some wrist-warmers. This project … Continue reading

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Yarn Addiction Thursday: Noro Kama Cushion Fever

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I’m back with a cushion project for Yarn Addiction Thursday. I originally bought Noro Kama yarn for a Christmas scarf project for a friend. This beautiful green yarn was on sale because it was no longer produced. It’s a loose-twisted aran-weight yarn … Continue reading

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Snowmen Fight: Samurai vs Ninja. Get Your Winter War Mittens Here!I A Post in 2 Parts. Part the Second.

Today, I finish the article of the making of the Fuyu no Jin Mittens. As I wrote in the previous post Fuyu no Jin means a winter war in Japanese. Traditionally, it’s army against army in winter but my mittens are going … Continue reading

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Snowmen Fight: Samurai vs Ninja. Get Your Winter War Mittens Here!I A Post in 2 Parts. Part the First

Time: 10 hours (depending on skill and gear) Materials 100% wool sweater to be recycled Mitten Template (made from tracing hand) Felting wool in 5 colors Embroidery thread 4 tiny black beads for eyes Needle Felting Gear Sewing Machine (or … Continue reading

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