What am I up to now?
I've been knitting a great big, thick yarn cowl since this winter. Getting too warm to do any knitting on it right now.
Finishing up a jacket made with my handwoven fabric, blog posts to follow.
Working on two sewing projects - blog posts to come!
Ideas on fabric I would like to weave to make a skirt to go with the jacket.
UFOs which really need tending to!
Category Archives: Knitting
Storing Circular Knitting Needles
Always a problem; how to store circular knitting needles. There are different items for sale out in the internet; but they are either too expensive or not really how I want to store them. Years ago I used to use … Continue reading
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So, a few hours after I proudly took the pictures of my finished Watermelon Slice socks, I took them off my feet. Then, to my horror and dismay, I found a big, fat booboo! I had somehow dropped a stitch … Continue reading
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Two Down, One to Go
Just a quick note. I finished the Watermelon Slice Socks and there’s still snow on the ground! In fact we are having flurries today. I love that word ‘flurries’ and I love watching ‘flurries’. They give everything a nice, clean, … Continue reading
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NEMO and the Watermelon Socks
Not Nemo the cute little Disney fish but Nemo, the storm that hit the Northeast on Friday and continued to rage during the day on Saturday. Nemo, however, is not an official name. The government never names these kinds of storms, but the … Continue reading
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About that cruise..
As promised, I am going to talk about that cruise. My mother-in-law likes to cruise and she likes to take her kids and their spouses on cruises with her when she hits milestone birthdays. Her 85th birthday was exactly that! … Continue reading
One down, two to go
Well, I’ve been sitting here with a bad, bad cold. I decided that this is the perfect time to finish some long languishing projects. I started with Eunice, the second pair of socks in Cookie A.’s book: Sock Innovation. I … Continue reading
Posted in Knitting Tagged knitting, socks, two circulars, two-at-a-time 4 Comments
leaves, leaves, leaves. I just noticed that the two projects I recently completed and one that I am working on all use the leaf pattern in the design. the socks: The Kudzu shawl: And now, Haruni (which I’ve completed since … Continue reading
I’ve been busier than I thought!
I know it’s been a long time since I last posted, so long in fact that I forgot my password. Fortunately, I did what all the ‘experts’ tell you not to do, I wrote it down. Saved me the trouble of … Continue reading
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Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear….
Not posting has a way of feeding on itself. The more I don’t do it, the bigger a task it seems to be. So here I am. I last posted over two months ago and now I see this huge … Continue reading
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Can we talk?
OK. I finished the socks that I mentioned in my last post. This post has been sitting in draft forever. I had a whole post written about how I hated knitting these socks and what a pain they were to … Continue reading
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