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If it wasn’t going to be 103 this week I’d be planning all kinds of outfits for my new Simone Pullover 🔥 This is a super fast knit and I love how easy it is to change the length! .
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Pattern: Simone Pullover by @gavriellamakes 
Yarn: Yarn Bee Soft & Sleek
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It's as perfect a morning as possible -  73°, a tiny breeze, knitting, coffee - and after almost 22 years of living here I am pleased to have finally realized A Thing.  Like so many homes here, our property is surrounded by a solid wall rather than a fence.  I like the walls; they give us privacy while still showing bits of other properties, things like trees and big shrubs and tops of umbrellas.  I've always had an odd, tiny feeling of excitement looking across from here, but not known why till now.  This morning I flashed back to something I read when I was little, and there it was - our neighborhood walls remind me of the mystery and secrecy and hidden beauty of The Secret Garden.

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It's as perfect a morning as possible - 73°, a tiny breeze, knitting, coffee - and after almost 22 years of living here I am pleased to have finally realized A Thing. Like so many homes here, our property is surrounded by a solid wall rather than a fence. I like the walls; they give us privacy while still showing bits of other properties, things like trees and big shrubs and tops of umbrellas. I've always had an odd, tiny feeling of excitement looking across from here, but not known why till now. This morning I flashed back to something I read when I was little, and there it was - our neighborhood walls remind me of the mystery and secrecy and hidden beauty of The Secret Garden. #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood #myownsecretgarden
It seems that #6 wasn't the end of the Socks of Many Colors after all, because this little collection of pink and rose caught my eye and smiled at me.  There was only one thing to do, of course.

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It seems that #6 wasn't the end of the Socks of Many Colors after all, because this little collection of pink and rose caught my eye and smiled at me. There was only one thing to do, of course. #kaythearkydesigns #knitsocks #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
I was hoping to get some pictures of my finished Triple Shift Scarf on the mountain pass tonight for the release, but I didn’t realize how windy it would be! Most of my photos looked like bloopers 🤣 At least my scarf didn’t blow away? .
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Pattern: Triple Shift Scarf by @lizzy_knits
Yarn: Joy Dk from @michaelsstores .
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I was hoping to get some pictures of my finished Triple Shift Scarf on the mountain pass tonight for the release, but I didn’t realize how windy it would be! Most of my photos looked like bloopers 🤣 At least my scarf didn’t blow away? . . Pattern: Triple Shift Scarf by @lizzy_knits Yarn: Joy Dk from @michaelsstores . . #tripleshiftscarf #leahlovestoknit #lizzy_knits #patterntesting #yarnstash #momswhoknit #patterntester #makersgonnamake #alwaysyarning #nevernotknitting #iloveknitting #knitstagram #knitspiration #knitknitknit #knittingmom #slowfashion #patterntester #instaknit #knitallday #yarn #yarnstigram #handmadeisbetter #makersgonnamake #ourmakerlife #ouryarncollective #springknits #croptop #knittersofnewmexico #slowfashion #knitterslife #knitterslife #knittinglove #yarn #knit #madewithmichaels
Socks of Many Colors #6 - finished.  They look weird right off the needles, but I assure you they fit just right.

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It’s pattern release day! Head over to @nyc.knits page to get a copy of the Mock Neck Crop Top free for a limited time on the blog, or purchase the PDF for 50% off Ravelery! It’s the perfect project for a long weekend 💕
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Pattern: Mock Neck Crop Top by @nyc.knits
Yarn: Yarn Bee Breathe Deep in Ivory .
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It’s pattern release day! Head over to @nyc.knits page to get a copy of the Mock Neck Crop Top free for a limited time on the blog, or purchase the PDF for 50% off Ravelery! It’s the perfect project for a long weekend 💕 . . Pattern: Mock Neck Crop Top by @nyc.knits Yarn: Yarn Bee Breathe Deep in Ivory . . #mockneckcroptop #leahlovestoknit #nyc.knits #patterntesting #yarnstash #momswhoknit #patterntester #makersgonnamake #alwaysyarning #nevernotknitting #iloveknitting #knitstagram #knitspiration #knitknitknit #knittingmom #slowfashion #patterntester #instaknit #knitallday #yarn #yarnstigram #handmadeisbetter #makersgonnamake #ourmakerlife #ouryarncollective #springknits #croptop #knittersofnewmexico #slowfashion #knitterslife #knitterslife #knittinglove #yarn #knit
Like everyone else, I have things in my home that are important and valuable in my eyes.  Nine weeks of Indoor Time, and an interesting thing is happening:  I’ve begun to pay more attention to the things in my house.  Not unusual things, or sudden surprise things, but things that have been there so long that they no longer have a history.  This one, taped to the inside of a cupboard door, allows me to do formula baking here in high-altitude Albuquerque.  I use it without thinking about it too much; it’s just a tool.  This morning, though, instant backstory!  Twenty years ago or so I was whining to new friends that my baking produced things such as Earthquake Cake (totally collapsed in the middle), so Lisa - a wicked good baker - quickly wrote these three hints for me, and I never looked back.  This little piece of paper, getting brown around the edge like a pirate map, helped me more than anything else to fit into a new home state.  Precious, this.

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Like everyone else, I have things in my home that are important and valuable in my eyes. Nine weeks of Indoor Time, and an interesting thing is happening: I’ve begun to pay more attention to the things in my house. Not unusual things, or sudden surprise things, but things that have been there so long that they no longer have a history. This one, taped to the inside of a cupboard door, allows me to do formula baking here in high-altitude Albuquerque. I use it without thinking about it too much; it’s just a tool. This morning, though, instant backstory! Twenty years ago or so I was whining to new friends that my baking produced things such as Earthquake Cake (totally collapsed in the middle), so Lisa - a wicked good baker - quickly wrote these three hints for me, and I never looked back. This little piece of paper, getting brown around the edge like a pirate map, helped me more than anything else to fit into a new home state. Precious, this. #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Today was squishy mail day, always a happy time.  And today's package was not only glorious yarn, but also a small bunny!  Meet Susan - a little Yorkshire Lop, wearing a one-of-a-kind jumper knitted with natural-dyed sock yarn in a stranded design.  She came packaged with four natural-dyed skeins of BFL sock yarn, all the way from Freyalyn's Hand-dyed Fibres in Western Yorkshire.  @freyalyn had dyed lots of yarn and fiber for Wonderwool Wales, an annual fiber fair in April; but like gatherings everywhere this year, it had to go virtual.  I couldn't have gone to Wales, but I could attend online!  She also has several bunnies - seven? eight? - each in a sweet little jumper; they line up on her display shelf at fiber fairs.  I am charmed that one of her admirable little fur persons could immigrate to New Mexico!

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Today was squishy mail day, always a happy time. And today's package was not only glorious yarn, but also a small bunny! Meet Susan - a little Yorkshire Lop, wearing a one-of-a-kind jumper knitted with natural-dyed sock yarn in a stranded design. She came packaged with four natural-dyed skeins of BFL sock yarn, all the way from Freyalyn's Hand-dyed Fibres in Western Yorkshire. @freyalyn had dyed lots of yarn and fiber for Wonderwool Wales, an annual fiber fair in April; but like gatherings everywhere this year, it had to go virtual. I couldn't have gone to Wales, but I could attend online! She also has several bunnies - seven? eight? - each in a sweet little jumper; they line up on her display shelf at fiber fairs. I am charmed that one of her admirable little fur persons could immigrate to New Mexico! #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Through the window by my front door - the blossoms on the hesperaloe are back lit and glowing.

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Through the window by my front door - the blossoms on the hesperaloe are back lit and glowing. #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
This was our first lizard sighting of 2020, late March.  The continuing saga of these small folk is developing in unexpected directions, and you can follow the whole confusing business on @vecchiodrivelizardarium.  #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #v #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
This was our first lizard sighting of 2020, late March. The continuing saga of these small folk is developing in unexpected directions, and you can follow the whole confusing business on @vecchiodrivelizardarium. #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #v #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
@claudiadonnellydesigns and I frequently knit under the portal and occasionally post about it.  Yesterday someone asked me what it was like out there?  So here it is, from the back corner of the lot under the desert willows, looking east over the Rio Grande Valley (Albuquerque's down there) to the Sandia Mountains.  The xeriscaping is stone and plants that grow in the desert; it takes little water and less yard work.  You can even see Louie da Nose between the tree trunks!  On the far end of the portal you can see where we sit - that's my project bag with socks.  We are very partial to spending time here; you can see why.
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@claudiadonnellydesigns and I frequently knit under the portal and occasionally post about it. Yesterday someone asked me what it was like out there? So here it is, from the back corner of the lot under the desert willows, looking east over the Rio Grande Valley (Albuquerque's down there) to the Sandia Mountains. The xeriscaping is stone and plants that grow in the desert; it takes little water and less yard work. You can even see Louie da Nose between the tree trunks! On the far end of the portal you can see where we sit - that's my project bag with socks. We are very partial to spending time here; you can see why. #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #claudiadonnellydesigns #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Another Mother's Day memory: My mom with her parents, 1916.  Do take a look at the baby bonnet that grandma crocheted! And I see a bit of lace at the hem, too... I'm glad I've come from a proud line of Women Who Craft, and happy that my @claudiadonnellydesigns has joined the line.

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Another Mother's Day memory: My mom with her parents, 1916. Do take a look at the baby bonnet that grandma crocheted! And I see a bit of lace at the hem, too... I'm glad I've come from a proud line of Women Who Craft, and happy that my @claudiadonnellydesigns has joined the line. #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #claudiadonnellydesigns #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
About 1945 - mom knitting a blanket for my doll - I still have the blanket and her knitting bag.  This is one of my favorite photos of her - she got the red hair from my Scots granny!  I'll probably be posting various photos of her all day... #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
About 1945 - mom knitting a blanket for my doll - I still have the blanket and her knitting bag. This is one of my favorite photos of her - she got the red hair from my Scots granny! I'll probably be posting various photos of her all day... #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Mother's Day breakfast - good stuff from Rebel Donuts. Years ago my priest told me that on holidays God takes all the calories out. That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.

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Mother's Day breakfast - good stuff from Rebel Donuts. Years ago my priest told me that on holidays God takes all the calories out. That's my story, and I'm sticking to it. #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #rebeldonutwestside
Happy Camper Sweater 🌈 Hopefully camping won’t be canceled this summer/fall! 🙌🏼 The Happy Camper Sweater is perfect for chilly nights on the mountains! 🏕 🥾 🔥🌲🐻 ♥️ Pattern available on Ravelry ;) #jojotricot #hipknitshop #knitknitknit #strik #knittingpattern #strikk #egostrik #egostrikk #stashbusterproject #newknittingpattern #campingknits #knittersofnewmexico #happycampersweater
Happy Camper Sweater 🌈 Hopefully camping won’t be canceled this summer/fall! 🙌🏼 The Happy Camper Sweater is perfect for chilly nights on the mountains! 🏕 🥾 🔥🌲🐻 ♥️ Pattern available on Ravelry ;) #jojotricot #hipknitshop #knitknitknit #strik #knittingpattern #strikk #egostrik #egostrikk #stashbusterproject #newknittingpattern #campingknits #knittersofnewmexico #happycampersweater
Here’s another sweater I finished awhile back that’s being released tomorrow! I knit the Blooming Buds Sweater out of The Hook Nook Yummy for Eloise and it is SO SOFT! My goal this year is to knit 3 sweaters for each of the kids (so 9 total 😳) this year! Eloise’s sweaters are all finished 🙌🏻 Send any cute toddler boy sweater suggestions my way!! .
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Pattern: Blooming Buds Sweater by @theglitterknitter
Yarn: Yummy by @thehooknook
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#bloomingbudssweater #leahlovestoknit #theglitterknitter #patterntesting #yarnstash #momswhoknit #knittersofflorida #floridaknitstoo #patterntester #lionbrandyarn #makersgonnamake #alwaysyarning #nevernotknitting #iloveknitting #knitstagram #knitspiration #knitknitknit #knittingmom #slowfashion #patterntester #instaknit #knitallday #yarn #yarnstigram #handmadeisbetter
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Here’s another sweater I finished awhile back that’s being released tomorrow! I knit the Blooming Buds Sweater out of The Hook Nook Yummy for Eloise and it is SO SOFT! My goal this year is to knit 3 sweaters for each of the kids (so 9 total 😳) this year! Eloise’s sweaters are all finished 🙌🏻 Send any cute toddler boy sweater suggestions my way!! . . Pattern: Blooming Buds Sweater by @theglitterknitter Yarn: Yummy by @thehooknook . . #bloomingbudssweater #leahlovestoknit #theglitterknitter #patterntesting #yarnstash #momswhoknit #knittersofflorida #floridaknitstoo #patterntester #lionbrandyarn #makersgonnamake #alwaysyarning #nevernotknitting #iloveknitting #knitstagram #knitspiration #knitknitknit #knittingmom #slowfashion #patterntester #instaknit #knitallday #yarn #yarnstigram #handmadeisbetter #makersgonnamake #ourmakerlife #ouryarncollective #springknits #thnlife #knittersofnewmexico #handmadewithjoann
Morning knitting under the portal - quiet and nice, and you can see that Sam has been busy tidying the yard.  Here are my (probably) last pair of Socks of Many Colors and @claudiadonnellydesigns's  Starflake Shawl.  And - for an amazement! - a contrail in the sky.

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Morning knitting under the portal - quiet and nice, and you can see that Sam has been busy tidying the yard. Here are my (probably) last pair of Socks of Many Colors and @claudiadonnellydesigns's Starflake Shawl. And - for an amazement! - a contrail in the sky. #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Happy Diamond Pebble Cowl release day! I finished this super quick cowl test in between a few larger knits I’ve been working on. Sometimes you just need the feeling of a fresh finished object 😍
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Pattern: Diamond Pebble Cowl by @woolandknits 
Yarn: Breathe Deep by Yarn Bee
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Happy Diamond Pebble Cowl release day! I finished this super quick cowl test in between a few larger knits I’ve been working on. Sometimes you just need the feeling of a fresh finished object 😍 . . Pattern: Diamond Pebble Cowl by @woolandknits Yarn: Breathe Deep by Yarn Bee . . #thediamondpebblecowl #leahlovestoknit #woolandknit #patterntesting #yarnstash #momswhoknit #knittersofnewmexico #patterntester #lionbrandyarn #makersgonnamake #alwaysyarning #nevernotknitting #iloveknitting #knitstagram #knitspiration #knitknitknit #knittingmom #slowfashion #patterntester #instaknit #knitallday #yarn #yarnstigram #handmadeisbetter #makersgonnamake #ourmakerlife #ouryarncollective #springknits #yarnbee.
This is my view each morning, and isn't it nice?  The past week, though, I've become more and more aware of the hot air balloons that aren't there.  Most mornings there would be several, but it's been weeks since I've seen one.

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This is my view each morning, and isn't it nice? The past week, though, I've become more and more aware of the hot air balloons that aren't there. Most mornings there would be several, but it's been weeks since I've seen one. #kaythearkydesigns #coronavirus #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Åsne’s Dress 🤍✨ I used #berrocoultraalpaca in Cameo for the mauve one and #amanowarmi in Chia for the grey one. Pattern available on @hi.ravelry ;) #jojotricot #knitknitknit #strik #kidsknits #strikk #knitdress #knittingpattern #knitsforkids #knittersofravelry #knittersofnewmexico #knittersofsantafe #asnesdress
Åsne’s Dress 🤍✨ I used #berrocoultraalpaca in Cameo for the mauve one and #amanowarmi in Chia for the grey one. Pattern available on @hi.ravelry ;) #jojotricot #knitknitknit #strik #kidsknits #strikk #knitdress #knittingpattern #knitsforkids #knittersofravelry #knittersofnewmexico #knittersofsantafe #asnesdress
Socks of Many Colors #6 - this is probably the last of this sock series.  I've changed a little for this one - gone back to my usual ribbing for the cuff and a heel flap instead of short rows.  Why?  I don't know.  I like these, but it's like the sock magic has gone away, and there are other projects I'd rather be working on.

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Socks of Many Colors #6 - this is probably the last of this sock series. I've changed a little for this one - gone back to my usual ribbing for the cuff and a heel flap instead of short rows. Why? I don't know. I like these, but it's like the sock magic has gone away, and there are other projects I'd rather be working on. #kaythearkydesigns #knitsock #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
This is not what I expected to see in the middle of April.  But I wasn't going out anyway, right?  I might as well sit by the fireplace and knit - "throw me in that briar patch." #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
This is not what I expected to see in the middle of April. But I wasn't going out anyway, right? I might as well sit by the fireplace and knit - "throw me in that briar patch." #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
This is my favorite Easter basket - astonishing beaded eggs (thank you, Sidney!) in an old silver basket.

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#lifeisgood
This is my favorite Easter basket - astonishing beaded eggs (thank you, Sidney!) in an old silver basket. #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
It's National Pet Day, and this is our Audrey Grace.  Her official cat name is She Who Seeks Sunny Places for Napping.

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It's National Pet Day, and this is our Audrey Grace. Her official cat name is She Who Seeks Sunny Places for Napping. #kaythearkydesigns #catsofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofinstagram #designersofnewmexico #knittersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
When I learned how to knit in 2014 I didn't want to make scarves and blankets. I had dreams of lace. My very first project was a simple cowl and a hat. Then I found the whimsical creations of @tinyowlknits and the dreamy lace of @booknits and Spindle the Faery was born. She didn't have a name yet but she was inspired by the magic that could be created by 2 sticks and some string. It was the magic power that she had been looking for her whole life. 
Now 6 years later, she's woven her first web. .
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Pattern: Cobweb by Boo Knits
Yarn: Whisper Lace, fibra natura 
Colorway: Mallow 
#laceknitting #shawlknitting #cobweb #booknits #nevernotknitting #knittersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico
When I learned how to knit in 2014 I didn't want to make scarves and blankets. I had dreams of lace. My very first project was a simple cowl and a hat. Then I found the whimsical creations of @tinyowlknits and the dreamy lace of @booknits and Spindle the Faery was born. She didn't have a name yet but she was inspired by the magic that could be created by 2 sticks and some string. It was the magic power that she had been looking for her whole life. Now 6 years later, she's woven her first web. . . . Pattern: Cobweb by Boo Knits Yarn: Whisper Lace, fibra natura Colorway: Mallow #laceknitting #shawlknitting #cobweb #booknits #nevernotknitting #knittersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico
I had to have blood work done today, and I was so glad to have my @textilesandtrouble Roxane Handmade Special Face Mask!  Out in the parking lot before I drove back home I thought I'd take a nice selfie (even though I'm not good at selfies) so I could show off the mask.  At this point I realized I'd gone through the quarantine tent at Lovelace Westside Hospital and walked around inside with the mask upside down, designwise.

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I had to have blood work done today, and I was so glad to have my @textilesandtrouble Roxane Handmade Special Face Mask! Out in the parking lot before I drove back home I thought I'd take a nice selfie (even though I'm not good at selfies) so I could show off the mask. At this point I realized I'd gone through the quarantine tent at Lovelace Westside Hospital and walked around inside with the mask upside down, designwise. #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
@morthunder started a fun new trend to make a #SkeinCrown! It was so fun to put this together using Breaking Princess and an unreleased colorway coming soon!! We all need a little fun in our lives right now! .
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Socks of Many Colors #6 in dark brights, see?  Yesterday while we were knitting out under the portal, @claudiadonnellydesigns  noticed that the first yarn I picked matched the project bag.  Most of them do, as it happens.  It seems even a WIP may enjoy a matching accessory.

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Socks of Many Colors #6 in dark brights, see? Yesterday while we were knitting out under the portal, @claudiadonnellydesigns noticed that the first yarn I picked matched the project bag. Most of them do, as it happens. It seems even a WIP may enjoy a matching accessory. #kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #knitsocks #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Joana’s Dress 🍄 Knit with the super soft #berrocoultraalpaca on 5mm (US 8) needles. This little dress is cozy and warm, perfect with long sleeves on colder days, but it can also be a good transitioning dress for warmer days, simply substitute wool for fibers like cotton or linen ;) 🌸🌱 Pattern available at @hi.ravelry ! #jojotricot #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #kidsknits #knitsforgirls #knitsforkids #springknits #knittersofinstagram #knittingpattern #knittersofsantafe #knittersofnewmexico #knitknitknit #strik #joanasdress
Joana’s Dress 🍄 Knit with the super soft #berrocoultraalpaca on 5mm (US 8) needles. This little dress is cozy and warm, perfect with long sleeves on colder days, but it can also be a good transitioning dress for warmer days, simply substitute wool for fibers like cotton or linen ;) 🌸🌱 Pattern available at @hi.ravelry ! #jojotricot #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #kidsknits #knitsforgirls #knitsforkids #springknits #knittersofinstagram #knittingpattern #knittersofsantafe #knittersofnewmexico #knitknitknit #strik #joanasdress
Because I felt chilly this evening and the #5 socks were just sitting on the coffee table in front of me, I slipped them on.  Warm hugs for my feets!  My other SOMCs I've worn slouched with leggings to show off the colors, but I'm wearing these like regular socks.  Even though the photo right off the needles made them look loose, they aren't.  I just thought I'd let @pusscatto know, since she wondered; they stay up just fine!

#kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #knitsocks
Because I felt chilly this evening and the #5 socks were just sitting on the coffee table in front of me, I slipped them on. Warm hugs for my feets! My other SOMCs I've worn slouched with leggings to show off the colors, but I'm wearing these like regular socks. Even though the photo right off the needles made them look loose, they aren't. I just thought I'd let @pusscatto know, since she wondered; they stay up just fine! #kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #knitsocks
Decisions, decisions... After finally picking the color group for Socks of Many Colors #6, I present to you the dark saturated multicolors.  Let the casting-on begin!

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Decisions, decisions... After finally picking the color group for Socks of Many Colors #6, I present to you the dark saturated multicolors. Let the casting-on begin! #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knitsocks #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Socks of Many Colors #5, fresh off the needles - and the teeny weeny bits left over.  What colorway next?

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Socks of Many Colors #5, fresh off the needles - and the teeny weeny bits left over. What colorway next? #kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofnewmexico #knitsocks #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Marie Schrader is live on the site and she’s already going fast (from the newsletter email)! 💜
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Marie Schrader is a character colorway inspired by the Breaking Bad character played by Betsy Brandt. Maries's character colorway is a beautiful purple with pink undertones. She was always seen wearing purple and her home decor (curtains, pillows, teapot, etc.) was also purple!
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Marie Schrader is live on the site and she’s already going fast (from the newsletter email)! 💜 . Marie Schrader is a character colorway inspired by the Breaking Bad character played by Betsy Brandt. Maries's character colorway is a beautiful purple with pink undertones. She was always seen wearing purple and her home decor (curtains, pillows, teapot, etc.) was also purple! . . Available in all three weights! . . . #LinkInBio #BreakingYarn #BreakingTheDyePot #BreakingBad #KnittersOfInstagram #KnittingAddiction #YarnSnob #YarnAddiction #Yarnstagram #SmallBatch #SmallBatchDyer #DyersOfInstagram #IndieDyersofInstagram #IndieDyer #YarnLove #makeallthethings #marieschrader #ABQ #ABQIndieDyer #indiedyerofnewmexico #knittersofnewmexico
This Malabrigo Mechita in colorway Supernova reminds me of beach sand seen through a microscope.

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What do people do for an hour in waiting areas if they don't knit?  Some of them want to talk to the knitter.  For an introvert such as moi, the solution is ear buds - the ones with a wire connected to the iPad (which makes it obvious that you're listening to something fascinating). Guess who forgot her ear buds today.

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What do people do for an hour in waiting areas if they don't knit? Some of them want to talk to the knitter. For an introvert such as moi, the solution is ear buds - the ones with a wire connected to the iPad (which makes it obvious that you're listening to something fascinating). Guess who forgot her ear buds today. #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #designersofinstagram #designersofnewmexico #introvert #introvertproblems #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Our Starflake shawls are coming along nicely.  I never get tired of looking at the colors in the yarn - so I've included a closeup.  For a design that looks this complex, I was surprised to find most of it is suitable for social knitting.  @claudiadonnellydesigns  and I are taking ours to Tuesday afternoon knit group!

#kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #designersofinstagram #knittersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #starflake #starflakeshawl #westknits #malabrigoyarn #malabrigomechita
Our Starflake shawls are coming along nicely. I never get tired of looking at the colors in the yarn - so I've included a closeup. For a design that looks this complex, I was surprised to find most of it is suitable for social knitting. @claudiadonnellydesigns and I are taking ours to Tuesday afternoon knit group! #kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #designersofinstagram #knittersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #starflake #starflakeshawl #westknits #malabrigoyarn #malabrigomechita
Such a nice afternoon... @claudiadonnellydesigns and I are knitting under the portal for the first time in 2020, both of us beginning the 5th parallelogram of our Starflake from @westknits.  It's not really a competition, but every now and then one of us will ask, "What row are you on now?" Our colorways are quite different, but both beautiful - mine is Art Nouveau and Supernova in Mechita from @malabrigoyarn, and I'm loving how they look together.

#kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #designersofinstagram #knittersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #westknits #starflakeshawl #starflake #malabrigomecha #claudiadonnellydesigns #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Such a nice afternoon... @claudiadonnellydesigns and I are knitting under the portal for the first time in 2020, both of us beginning the 5th parallelogram of our Starflake from @westknits. It's not really a competition, but every now and then one of us will ask, "What row are you on now?" Our colorways are quite different, but both beautiful - mine is Art Nouveau and Supernova in Mechita from @malabrigoyarn, and I'm loving how they look together. #kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #designersofinstagram #knittersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #westknits #starflakeshawl #starflake #malabrigomecha #claudiadonnellydesigns #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Today would have been my parents' 81st wedding anniversary.  They are both gone now. Dad died in 2000, and Mom spent her last two years with us, 2006-2008.  After she was gone I gradually went through her things, including this wonderful surprise - a box with her dried wedding bouquet flowers, the newspaper announcement, and many cards.  I didn't know she had kept these.  Did I cry?  Well, yes.  And again each time I look at these.  Mom and Dad, you are still with me, and the memories are sweet.

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Today would have been my parents' 81st wedding anniversary. They are both gone now. Dad died in 2000, and Mom spent her last two years with us, 2006-2008. After she was gone I gradually went through her things, including this wonderful surprise - a box with her dried wedding bouquet flowers, the newspaper announcement, and many cards. I didn't know she had kept these. Did I cry? Well, yes. And again each time I look at these. Mom and Dad, you are still with me, and the memories are sweet. #kaythearkydesigns #designersofinstagram #knittersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #lifeinthedesert #lifeisgood
The first two parallelograms of Starflake!  I'm a knitter who groans every time the direction says "pick up and knit X stitches," so the fact that I haven't quit already is a measure of how much I want to do this shawl.

#starflake #starflakeshawl #colorjunky #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #malabrigoyarn #malabrigomechita
The first two parallelograms of Starflake! I'm a knitter who groans every time the direction says "pick up and knit X stitches," so the fact that I haven't quit already is a measure of how much I want to do this shawl. #starflake #starflakeshawl #colorjunky #kaythearkydesigns #knittersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #malabrigoyarn #malabrigomechita
Socks of Many Colors #3!  This knitting socks with leftover bits is fun - I never know how they'll turn out.  These are much brighter than I thought they'd be!  This was the fourth pair in order of when I began them; the third was medium blues and browns.  I couldn't put these bright colors down, though, so #4 became #3.  #4 is coming along at a good clip - only half a sock to go.  What color group to choose for #5?  The light grays and beiges?

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Socks of Many Colors #3! This knitting socks with leftover bits is fun - I never know how they'll turn out. These are much brighter than I thought they'd be! This was the fourth pair in order of when I began them; the third was medium blues and browns. I couldn't put these bright colors down, though, so #4 became #3. #4 is coming along at a good clip - only half a sock to go. What color group to choose for #5? The light grays and beiges? #kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #designersofinstagram #knittersofinstagram #knitsocks #knittersofnewmexico #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Åsne’s Sweater ☕️My #asnessweater is dry and ready to go! Miraculously, this sweater dried overnight 🙌🏼! I did a few alterations to the pattern and I’ll be updating it on Ravelry today! If you already have this pattern and for some reason didn’t get it from Ravelry, please email me so I can send you the new version! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #langlace #langyarns #berrocoultraalpacanatural #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Åsne’s Sweater ☕️My #asnessweater is dry and ready to go! Miraculously, this sweater dried overnight 🙌🏼! I did a few alterations to the pattern and I’ll be updating it on Ravelry today! If you already have this pattern and for some reason didn’t get it from Ravelry, please email me so I can send you the new version! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #langlace #langyarns #berrocoultraalpacanatural #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Åsne’s Sweater in desperate need of blocking! ✨ The pattern for the #asnessweater is available on @hi.ravelry :) Link to all my patterns on Ravelry in bio! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #langlace #langyarns #berrocoultraalpacanatural #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Åsne’s Sweater in desperate need of blocking! ✨ The pattern for the #asnessweater is available on @hi.ravelry :) Link to all my patterns on Ravelry in bio! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #langlace #langyarns #berrocoultraalpacanatural #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Body and sleeves are joined, short rows are complete, now to the fun part: the yoke! ♥️ I can’t wait to finish my #asnessweater . I had to make a few adjustments to the pattern because I was not happy with the tension I got with the extra strand of mohair (I knit way too tight, I think it’s because I knit using the Portuguese Method ;). I’m using one strand of #berrocoultraalpacanatural (undyed yarn!) and one strand of #langlace (mohair + silk) and I’m loving how the fabric is turning out :) The pattern for the Åsne’s Sweater is available on Ravelry. #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Body and sleeves are joined, short rows are complete, now to the fun part: the yoke! ♥️ I can’t wait to finish my #asnessweater . I had to make a few adjustments to the pattern because I was not happy with the tension I got with the extra strand of mohair (I knit way too tight, I think it’s because I knit using the Portuguese Method ;). I’m using one strand of #berrocoultraalpacanatural (undyed yarn!) and one strand of #langlace (mohair + silk) and I’m loving how the fabric is turning out :) The pattern for the Åsne’s Sweater is available on Ravelry. #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Åsne’s Sweater (for grown ups!) 🖤 Forever a favorite of mine! Knit with the super soft Berroco Ultra Alpaca (50% wool 🐑 + 50% alpaca 🦙) on 5 mm (US 8) needles. Pattern available on Ravelry! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Åsne’s Sweater (for grown ups!) 🖤 Forever a favorite of mine! Knit with the super soft Berroco Ultra Alpaca (50% wool 🐑 + 50% alpaca 🦙) on 5 mm (US 8) needles. Pattern available on Ravelry! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Ready to cast on!  These are the skeins for my @westknits Starflake, from @malabrigoyarn - Mechita in Art Nouveau and Supernova.  Last week I posted about one of the darker color that was so badly tied up (or badly handled afterward) that it seemed unworkable.  I wrote to the company, and they offered a replacement, but by then I'd decided to not let the yarn conquer me, and I'd taken care of it.  It took hours!  Many!  Now all four are ready to be cast on.  I persevered!  Woot!

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Ready to cast on! These are the skeins for my @westknits Starflake, from @malabrigoyarn - Mechita in Art Nouveau and Supernova. Last week I posted about one of the darker color that was so badly tied up (or badly handled afterward) that it seemed unworkable. I wrote to the company, and they offered a replacement, but by then I'd decided to not let the yarn conquer me, and I'd taken care of it. It took hours! Many! Now all four are ready to be cast on. I persevered! Woot! #kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #designersofnewmexico #knittersofinstagram #knittersofnewmexico #malabrigoyarn #westknits #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood
Åsne’s Sweater ✨ Finally started the body of my #asnessweater :) 🙌🏼✨Pattern for little ones and grown-ups on Ravelry! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #berrocoultraalpacanatural #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Åsne’s Sweater ✨ Finally started the body of my #asnessweater :) 🙌🏼✨Pattern for little ones and grown-ups on Ravelry! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #berrocoultraalpacanatural #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
I've been knitting Socks of Many Colors for long enough that these seem "plain." #kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knitsocks #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood #knittersofnewmexico
I've been knitting Socks of Many Colors for long enough that these seem "plain." #kaythearkydesigns #colorjunky #knittersofinstagram #designersofinstagram #knitsocks #lifeinthehighdesert #lifeisgood #knittersofnewmexico
I’m terrible at taking pictures of my projects!  so this is one of my recently finished shawls. #hedgehogfibers #knittersofnewmexico
I’m terrible at taking pictures of my projects! so this is one of my recently finished shawls. #hedgehogfibers #knittersofnewmexico
Åsne’s Sweater ✨One sleeve down, one to go! 🙌🏼 If you want to knit one too, I’m having a special discount during this week: get any pattern of the Åsne’s family (#asnessweater for little ones and grown-ups, #asneslongcardigan , #asnescardigan , #asnesdress , #asneschunkysweater ) with 30% off! Use the code ASNE during checkout at Ravelry! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #berrocoultraalpacanatural #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Åsne’s Sweater ✨One sleeve down, one to go! 🙌🏼 If you want to knit one too, I’m having a special discount during this week: get any pattern of the Åsne’s family (#asnessweater for little ones and grown-ups, #asneslongcardigan , #asnescardigan , #asnesdress , #asneschunkysweater ) with 30% off! Use the code ASNE during checkout at Ravelry! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #berrocoultraalpacanatural #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Åsne’s Sweater ✨ I’m knitting an old favorite, the #asnessweater . If you want to knit one too, I’m having a special discount during this week: get any pattern of the Åsne’s family (#asnessweater for little ones and grown-ups, #asneslongcardigan , #asnescardigan , #asnesdress , #asneschunkysweater ) with 30% off! Use the code ASNE during checkout at Ravelry! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #berrocoultraalpacanatural #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
Åsne’s Sweater ✨ I’m knitting an old favorite, the #asnessweater . If you want to knit one too, I’m having a special discount during this week: get any pattern of the Åsne’s family (#asnessweater for little ones and grown-ups, #asneslongcardigan , #asnescardigan , #asnesdress , #asneschunkysweater ) with 30% off! Use the code ASNE during checkout at Ravelry! #jojotricot #knitknitknit #knittingpattern #berrocoyarns #berrocoultraalpaca #alpaca #winterknits #fallknits #knittersofravelry #berrocoultraalpacanatural #knittersofnewmexico #asnessweater
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