Category Archives: Loopy Academy TAG

A Pleasant Surprise

I completed Vary The Gate just now. I’ll block it tomorrow. The pattern was a little thin on bind off instructions: BO loosely. That’s all it said so being lazy I googled easy loose bind off. I found a super … Continue reading

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Things I Never Learn

I forced myself to finish the bind off of the One & Done shawl. I’m not doing that particular version of picot bind off again. I know I’ve done a better one. This one was wonky when done. I should … Continue reading

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Character Building Bind Off

I’m about half way through the bind off on One & Done. It’s a different sort of picot bind off than I’ve ever done. It isn’t hard, it’s just slow. I tend to be lazy when it comes to my … Continue reading

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Odd Thing

I still haven’t bound off One & Done. Maybe tomorrow. Today there just wasn’t much knitting. Yesterday I did a handful of rows on Vary The Gate. It’s coming along nicely. I’ve been living a bit of a mystery the … Continue reading

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Border Action

I think I told you I ended up taking a chance and just carried on with the extra repeat. Well I pretty much held my breath the entire time I knit the border. I was afraid I’d run out of … Continue reading

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WIP Thursday: We Shall See

I went ahead and just continued on taking a chance by adding an extra repeat. The reason I was brave enough to do this was because I went looking at completed projects on Ravelry. There were enough projects with extra … Continue reading

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The Words, They Matter

Yes. A pitiful picture of the two projects I’m concentrating on. The blanket waits. Vary The Gate had a small issue I was able to correct without too much aggravation. After spending too much time working on One & Done … Continue reading

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Squishiness

I may have caught the actual color of the yarn I’m using for One & Done. Well, the bright ones anyway. The pink and orange are bright and beautiful. The mid color is a blue teal shade. The dark is … Continue reading

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Yesterday Was For Knitting

We spent a lot of yesterday just sitting around. I made the best of my sitting by knitting at the same time. I spent two hours working on Vary the Gate. That added nearly a dozen rows. Then after dinner … Continue reading

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With Myles For Scale

I have been guilting myself into knitting a few rows on Vary The Gate in the hope that I’ll complete the two projects for Loopy Academy TAG at the same time. There is a slight chance I nearly caught the … Continue reading

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