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About purljamsf

We're a group of knitters, crocheters, spinners, and weavers, who meet on Tuesday nights at 7 pm at Tart to Tart in the Inner Sunset. Please join us!

Knit night

Tonight was a good knit night, well-attended and brimming with interesting conversation. There were many impressive WIPs, of course, but of note were Janice and Sarah’s amazing Kieran Foley Mystery knitalong: They each use a vast number of yarns, which … Continue reading

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Blackout!

Tonight at knit night, the power suddenly went out (thanks to PG&E work around the corner), but that didn’t stop the ingenious knitters of Purl Jam!  My friends came up with various solutions to keep us knitting in the dark, from … Continue reading

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Amazing FO

A few weeks ago, Sarah was wondering how to best finish her *original* knitted dress.  By the following week, it was done, and it’s gorgeous!

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Birthday catch-up

Apparently I was super out of it this past Fall and managed to neglect a ton of birthday swaps!  So here’s a quick catch-up! Karyn made these gorgeous mitts for Ilka. Karyn received this cool scarf from Kelly. Annie made a … Continue reading

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More birthday swap action!

Tonight we had two belated birthday swaps.  One was really overdue because knitters can be very busy people!  Kelly made this cool Antler hat for Jenny. I made this Jellyfish in the Waves hat http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/jellyfish-in-the-waves-beanie for Kelly. And here are the recipients modeling … Continue reading

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Birthday swap

It’s been a while since we’ve had a birthday swap at Purl Jam!  Last night I was on the receiving end, as I’ve just had a birthday.  I could NOT be happier with what Elizabeth knitted for me! A Tardis hat! … Continue reading

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A bearded birthday swap

Tonight at Purl Jam, we had another 2016 birthday swap!  A little background for this particular post: our knitting group isn’t that big, and I think it’s fair to say that we know each other pretty well (tastes, preferences, pets, etc), … Continue reading

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