Author Archives: nothingbutknit2

About nothingbutknit2

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

White Bread

I’ve been trying to go grocery every two weeks. This works out fine for everything except bread. As we approach the last few days before shopping again whatever bread we have is dry and ready to mold. Today I decided … Continue reading

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Difficulties

They’re minor difficulties compared to a pandemic and the general crazy that’s happening the world but they are the things that are taking up brain space. We planted morning glories in a pot and let them grow on the railing … Continue reading

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I Did It

And they didn’t hurt at all! This is the shoulder of the vest. The little line is the picked up stitches. The little bumps are the German Short Rows. I’m thinking with blocking this will all be less visible. I … Continue reading

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An Assortment Of Things

Guess who needs to be groomed? It’s on my list. Guess who pulled a plate of chocolate cake off the dining room table? He was caught before he could get through the plastic. Guess who felt no guilt and was … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Now I Know Where I Am Edition

The photo probably looks a lot like the other day but I am nearly done with the second set of instructions. This is the upper back of the Stockholm Slipover. Next I start the front and once the top of … Continue reading

Posted in Apps, books, Camp Loopy, camploopy2020, Knits, Knitting, The Loopy Ewe, WIP, WIPW, yarn! | 19 Comments

Dragonfly

The Husband took this photo when he was working in the yard.

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I’m Kind Of Confused

I finished the first set of instructions and got a measurement. I’m close but off. Not a huge amount. Close enough to keep going. Far enough away to awaken that nagging voice in my head that doubts. Next I start … Continue reading

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And So It Begins

I’m sure I must be one of the worst knitters as far as rule breaking is concerned. I pretty much never knit a gauge swatch unless I really think I’m going to run into trouble. I rarely read through a … Continue reading

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August Camp Loopy

I’ve got everything ready to go and I’ll be casting on my Stockholm Slipover today. I could have done a gauge swatch ahead of time but I didn’t. I’m thinking I’ll just cast on the size that I think will … Continue reading

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Tasty Tasty

Even though the temperature was in the 90’s yesterday I was in the mood to bake. First I made some English Muffin bread using this recipe. I’ve used this recipe, which actually comes from the Kitchenaid mixer cookbook, for years. … Continue reading

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