Monthly Archives: September 2008

Do Over

I ripped the last sweater. It just wasn’t doing it for me at all. It is gone. I cast on this incarnation the other day. I do not dare call it a sweater. It’s the same pattern as the navy … Continue reading

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Denials and Distractions

I’ve been playing around with the Regia Galaxy yarn I bought a while back. It’s a fussy little yarn that has to be knit at the right gauge so as to have the design appear as it’s intended. First I … Continue reading

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Look What I Made!

When Beth was here on Sunday she gave me a quick spinning lesson. Right away I caught on to the drafting thing. I hadn’t been predrafting enough when I tried before. This made a difference, until I started over drafting … Continue reading

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Here We Go, Again.

Once upon a time, not that long ago, when I wanted to knit a sweater I would pick out a pattern and follow it blindly. Most of the timeĀ  would end up with an OK sweater that didn’t fit very … Continue reading

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There Are No Words

During the summer we paid a visit to Windsor Button where I let N pick out some yarn for socks. His favorite color is red so of course he wanted red socks. I bought one skein of Lang Jawoll and … Continue reading

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Knitting Socks: A Meme

I saw this at Terry’s and then at Carole’s . It called to me since I am all about the socks. When did you first learn to knit socks? The first sock I knit was actually a Christmas stocking. It … Continue reading

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The Full Report

I finished the socks, finally. For someone who has knit kind of a lot of socks, these simple socks were a challenge at times. I had to knit one of them twice due to gauge issues. I had knit a … Continue reading

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