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We had our kickoff on Saturday, and six market bags are under way. We've got one person using Gedifra's Fiorista (doubled!) with an i-cord edge replacing the picot edge. The other yarns we're using are Schoeller & Stahl's Pantino (cotton), Tahki's Cotton Classic and Elsebeth Lavold's Hempathy.
Karen played Cat Bordhi's video on how to do Judy Becker's magic cast-on ("the bird is eating the vine..."). Watch it here if you've ever struggled with this technique, or if you just like watching knitting videos:
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