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A quick ear to the wall to hear what everybody’s up to in The Lounge.

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@mymasondixonknitting loves to regram!
Here's @nellknits with a tip on keeping your colorwork floats loose: turn the sock inside out. #apresanythingsocks #FieldGuideNo2 #knitting #masondixonknitting
A thrill for us, truly: @churchmouseyarns is carrying #FieldGuideNo2. Time for a field trip!
@justcallmehal is cute as a button in her #HadleyPullover. #fieldguideno2 #fairisle #fairisleknitting Design by the formidable @veronik_avery
@Nellknits subbed a loop for the pompom on her version of the #dothat from MDK #FieldGuideNo2 #swansislandyarn #rambouillet #whydoisuddenlycraveamartini
How did she do that? @justcallmehal has already finished a #HadleyPullover from MDK #FieldGuideNo2--amazing, and we love the collar modification. Regram @justcallmehal πŸ† πŸ† πŸ† πŸ’― πŸ’― πŸ’―
That @Nellknits is always at the head of the class, with her homework neatly organized (and blocked). Here's Nell's Never Fail Muffler in Malabrigo Rasta. Stinking cute! Pattern #onMDKtoday--download it in the shop for free, and knit yourself a little somethin somethin.
It's ER! Thanks @january_one! This is amazing. Wouldn't it be great to run her
Regram @january_one. Who's got our Also Full of Yarn bag in Washington, I wonder....
Thanks, @bombellaella for these beautiful versions of the New Ancestral Christmas Stocking. It's a merry little stocking, with plenty of room in the toe. πŸŽ„πŸŽ‰πŸŽ…πŸ»πŸŽπŸ€ΆπŸ“―
Very honored to see #fieldguideNo1 on this beautiful wall of wool at @wildandwoollyshop in London. #goodvisualmerchandising is everything. #mymdk
@vicki.knitorious has the right idea for polar vortex times: #Squadmitts over gloves.
Regram @Nellknits who keeps our motto ever before her. #knittingissupposedtobefun #MDKmugsinthewild
Ann declares it legal to double up the handknits. #finally @mjmucklestone's #Stopover topped with @cakeandvikings' #PineBoughCowl.
Regram @ourseder who is using her #Rifton to #tunisiancrochet which is very #fancy.
Regram @melaniefalick Proofreading is not supposed to be fun. #knittingissupposedtobefun
Regram @urban_farm_wife who's getting her slow-cooker chicken on with @carringtonnfox's audacious recipe. Getting good Field reports on this one, Carrington! #mymdk