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vandermeer’s favorite

I’m a poor underdog, But to-night I will bark With the great Overdog That romps through the dark. – Robert Frost, Canis Major THE LO-DOWN sturdy, unfurling and cozy, the garter stitch is vandermeer’s all-time favorite.  garter stitch is great for stabilizing stitches that curl, making high use items like dish cloths & rugs, or things to keep you wrapped up in toasty-ness like blankets, bouncy sweaters, scarves and slippers.

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hyacinth girl

You gave me hyacinths first a year ago; They called me the hyacinth girl. – TS Eliot, The Wasteland THE LO-DOWN winter is blasting outside our windows, and we’re dreaming of hyacinths, tulips and daffodils breaking through the ground come spring. until spring really does roll around, we’re keeping warm and knitting up hyacinth stitches on our needles.  in our humble opinion, the hyacinth stitch ranks up there with things we put in the “instant gratification” category. it looks tremendously complicated, but it’s actually surprisingly…

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