Category Archives: Camp Loopy

Unintended Consequences

I stayed up late last night in an attempt to finish the next section of the pattern. It didn’t happen. I was too tired to make good headway so I gave in and went to bed. That meant there was … Continue reading

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Forward Ho

My bar has gotten really low for a blog photo. This is what happens when you spend the evening straightening out your project and getting the next step done before bed. The top half of the vest is the back, … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Why, Just Why?

As I’m sure you can tell I’m still working in reverse. Why is tinking so much slower than knitting? I’d be tempted to just whip the needle out and rip back if I wasn’t carefully counting the rows so that … Continue reading

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In The Wrong Direction

Well that is a horrible photo. It’s what happens when you wait until right before bed to throw together a post. I’ve got an explanation though. I have this thing, I both say it and mean it: Words Matter. If … 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

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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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