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I think putting together new colorways can be a lot of fun. But, it takes a lot of time, too – something I’m finding in short supply these days. In an effort to stop wasting time on duplicated effort (okay, … Continue reading
My “Riverside Cowl” – knit in Dale of Norway Royal Alpakka yarn. Fair Isle and garter stitch on the outside, solid stockinette stitch on the lining, luxurious warmth all over. The kit is available through my on-line store, Kidsknits.com. It … Continue reading
I’m very fortunate to have some tremendously talented customers. This past week, a charming coincidence arose: two of my wonderful customers showed me their very special renditions of Dale of Norway’s beloved “Sirdal” design, a traditional Norwegian knitting classic (which, … Continue reading
Recently, a knitter wrote to me, saying “Mary Ann, I’m thrilled with my Two Strands Headband- thanks! You’ve turned me into a real stranded knitting nut! What can I knit next that won’t be too challenging, but will help to … Continue reading
We’ve recently added Dale of Norway’s sweet new book of baby designs, Book NR 247. The real Dale aficionados among you might notice a few reprises of classics from many years ago; plus, there are several new, delightful designs to … Continue reading
At the top of this page, on the far right, you’ll see a new “Dale Kits” tab. Click it and you’ll land on a new page here on the Two Strands blog where I’m building the long, and growing, list … Continue reading
I had a little time this weekend to finally get back to my Vancouver v-neck. The solid portions make for great spectator knitting but, boy, am I ever happy to be back into colorwork!