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Tag: bohus

  • My First Sweater Made With Hand Spun Yarn

    You would think I carefully planned my first hand spun (and first steeked) sweater but, dear reader, I did not. I just got lucky. I bought a brown merino x fleece at a local farm when my knitting group visited it in spring 2010. I had just started spinning the previous summer and this fleece…

  • So Many WIPs and an Emergency Project

    Funny, I went on vacation and still (mostly) kept up with this blog, but then we came home and I didn’t post at all last week, not even the easy Wordless Wednesday & TBT. I have plenty of knitting-related projects to talk about, though. I took my Old Town cardigan on vacation hoping to chug…

  • TBT: Bohus Stickning

    Bohus Stickning was a Swedish organization/movement that began in the 1930s to help women support their families through hand-knitting  sweaters and accessories. The Bohus sweaters became very popular in the late 1940s into the 1950s. The recent knitting (and hand crafting) revival has also seen a revival of interest in the Bohus designs, with updated patterns, books, and…

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