Category Archives: GiftAlong2016

Start As You Wish To Go On

Happy New Year! I hope 2017 is a kinder more gentle year for all.  Today, this first day of a new year, I have a finished object. This is the Sweet Summer Shawl by Michelle Krause that I knit for … Continue reading

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Gray All The Day

I wasn’t really paying attention when I cast on the baby sweater that both of my current projects are gray. It’s a good thing I really like gray quite a bit.  As you can see I haven’t forgotten the Sweet … Continue reading

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A Rambling Post About Knitting, The Holidays, Family And Quirks

I currently have one active knit on the needles. Saying that makes me realize I can cast on anything, everything I want. What a heady feeling. Anyway, the Sweet Summer Shawl has grown. I’ve started the decreases. Knitting it isn’t … Continue reading

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Addictive Knitting

Some projects have that addictive quality for me. Monkey socks is a huge one. I have to keep knitting those row after row after row until the end is reached and I’m kitchnering the toes with no memory of knitting … Continue reading

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Rotating WIPs

Some days I’m pretty sure I’m a little crazy. Other days I know I am. Over the long Thankgiving weekend between cooking, serving, eating and cleaning up I was knitting and watching Netflix, a knitters best friend. I tried different … Continue reading

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Much Better I Think

Now that I see the photo I think it’s of the wrong side. Oh well. I think this yarn is a better choice. It is just a hair thicker than the other one. But the biggest improvement is the color. … Continue reading

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A Crappy Knitting Day

Don’t you just hate those days when your knitting just isn’t working out. I’ve spent my last two knitting evenings working equally on Milo and the Sweet Summer Shawl. Currently I’m not happy with either one. I made a wee … Continue reading

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