Category Archives: Knitting

Work It

I got to the lace portion of Hedera and ran into a wee problem. My first time knitting a repeat was a mess. It just looked messy. I knew I had to put on my big girl pants and work … Continue reading

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Decisions

Sometimes the hardest part of knitting is picking out a pattern. Because I’m doing Loopy Academy Grad School I have parameters I have to follow. There are three options: A project with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel A project by … Continue reading

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FO On Tuesday: Afterthoughts On The Fine* Socks

I buckled down over the long (but not long enough) weekend and completed the socks. As you can see I did the heels and toes red thanks to Salpal‘s suggestion. It makes them something special I think. The pattern is … Continue reading

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Sock It To Me Monday

I’m jumping on the bandwagon! I’ve got three pair of socks in progress. Good grief! Two of these have been hanging around for months. I have one more pair to knit. That’s 4 pair I’d like to have done, soon. … Continue reading

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Something New

When it came time to bind off the end of the sock tube I decided to have a look on YouTube for a loose bind off. I’ve tried quite a few and many seem to cause the ribbing to flare. … Continue reading

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Happy Friday

I’m so happy that today is Friday. Even though most of my days are the same I just like the mental attitude that comes with Friday. The last few days have turned chilly here and we’ve had rain off and … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Crazy Sock Knitting

I’ve done kind of a bad job explaining how this pattern works based on some of the comments I’ve received. Beginning at the bottom of the photo the first section is the ribbing of the cuff and the leg of … Continue reading

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