Category Archives: Knitting

WIP Wednesday: Rambling On

Yesterday I talked about the cowl. Thank you so much for the compliments. I highly recommend the pattern for anyone who is interested. Mine is made with deep stash. It’s a great pattern for stash. Anyway, today I thought I’d … Continue reading

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And I’m Back

Yes, that is a fudge covered Devil Dog. It was the required purchase this week. Some people use alcohol or drugs as a crutch, I use fudge covered Devil Dogs. We survived the family events of this week. There was … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Reluctant Model Edition

See the furry black foot at the top of the photo? Myles was happily laying under the two blankets but moved the minute I grabbed my phone to get a photo. He moves now the minute I pick up my … Continue reading

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A Q & A With A Side Of Knitting

Look! I worked a few more rows on the blanket. It’s about 31 inches wide and 16 inches long so I’ve just passed the halfway point. This leaves me hopeful but I’ve got to knit at least a handful of … Continue reading

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This Post Brought To You By The Number Three

We are enjoying a Monday holiday today. I love a three day weekend. I spent the weekend catching up on things I don’t particularly like to do. There was cleaning-yuck! Then I spent time tinking back on the shawl. I … Continue reading

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Embracing The Pattern

When I knit a pattern, this one is a 4 row repeat where the odd numbered rows are the same and the even is slightly different but completely different than the odd, I often shorten it to a few words … Continue reading

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Good News Bad News

Good news first. I finished the second clue of the Secret Handshake MKAL. I don’t want Sharon from Security, the cat running the MKAL, giving me a citation so I’ll post a link here to the photo if you’d like … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Much Better

I ripped out the start of the shawl and cast on with the next size needle. I was able to find a longer needle too which is much more comfortable. Part of the reason my stitches were so tight was … Continue reading

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So I Slept On It

And I still don’t know what to do. Over the weekend I cast on a new project for Loopy Academy TAG. As a reminder, when I ordered the yarn I knew I’d be doing three Casapinka patterns. This yarn, Leading … Continue reading

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FO On Saturday: Calling It Done Edition

Contrary to what I wanted to do (which was throw everything aside and cast on something new), I did buckle down and finish the Klickitat Street cowl yesterday. It turned out beautifully. I have to say it is one of … Continue reading

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