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Winter’s Walk Cowl Update

Here is an update on my latest design, “A Winter’s Walk Cowl.”  I’m on the last skein of the x-large size, and though it’s been fun, I am really looking forward to casting off.  The weather here in Atlantic Canada is still “bite-your-@rse-off” cold, so I should have a few more weeks to wear it.  …

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Portuguese Knitting!

#knittingsocks the Portuguese way! I’m so in love with this technique…❤ #sockknittersofinstagram #sockaddict #sockknitters #knitsocks #knitstagram #iloveknittingsocks A video posted by Nin L. (@nin.designs.knitwear) on Jan 11, 2017 at 6:45am PST Whoops!  That’s not Peruvian, it’s Portuguese!!!  If you liked this post, share it with a friend!  And don’t forget to leave a comment below. …

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Has It Really Been A Year?

Wow, has it truly been one year since I last posted?  Crazy! A lot of things have happened in my personal life and my knitting life.  I lost my beautiful Zora, my 13 year old lab on Thanksgiving weekend last year. Loosing a pet, at least for me, is much like loosing a deeply devoted …

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Redesigning NiNDesigns Blog

So I’ve been very busy this summer learning new computer programs and playing around with coding for blogger sites.  Totally loving the coding stuff!  In fact, I’m giving my site a makeover.  What do you think so far? I’ve also started a side business on Fiverr doing image background removals, converting images to vector files, …

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DIY Yarn Swift

A DIY Yarn Swift

Do you have a yarn swift?  They are tremendously handy tools for a person who works with yarn.  As a fledgling yarn dyer and knitting pattern designer, you would think I own one.  Nope.  Too much money that could be spent on yarn.  Back of chairs work just fine holding skeins, don’t they?  Well… not …

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