Author Archives: nothingbutknit2

About nothingbutknit2

I'm a wife, mother and knitter. Watch out for my pointy sticks.

Funday 

Yesterday was my funday of the week. The Husband’s day off is Thursday not Saturday like most folks. Over the years I’ve gotten to enjoy having him around for a day during the week while the children are otherwise occupied. … Continue reading

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Back on it

So I did pull the vest out of the bag yesterday. Then I spent 10 minutes looking at my notes and reading the pattern and looking at my notes and at the vest trying to figure out where I had … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Ignore the Vest Edition

Does the Dream Stripes shawl look a little bigger? I spent a wee bit of time knitting on it yesterday. The pattern is so easy that I’ve memorized it already. Of course I’m not actually knitting the pattern as written. … Continue reading

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FO on a Tuesday: Look Socks!

I’m really hoping finishing these socks will give me the oomph I need to get back to the vest.  These are my usual 64 stitch sock pattern I keep in my head. The yarn is Spun Right Round SW sock … Continue reading

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Hardly Knitting

I just barely have the will to knit on the sock. Maybe if I finish it the urge to knit will return. 

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Odds and Ends

These are a few little things I’ve noticed this week.  The puppy planter has gone crazy. It’s nearly impossible to keep enough water in the dish. I refill it nearly every day. The clover has grown so quickly. I’ll be … Continue reading

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At Loose Ends

As I mentioned the other day I was going to cast on the Dream Stripes shawl. The other projects that I’m knitting aren’t doing it for me. I don’t want to lose my mojo and that is likely if I … Continue reading

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