Category Archives: Loopy Academy

Done!

What is your least favorite part of finishing a project? I’m not a huge fan of weaving in ends or sewing on buttons. But those aren’t my least favorite part. That would be knowing that I won’t have a project … Continue reading

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A Meal Without Complaints

Yes, as rare as a unicorn, I fed everyone this meal and no one complained. Above we have ribs (made with this recipe), Mexican rice (with this recipe using basmati rice) and canned green beans. Even I didn’t complain about … Continue reading

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Answers

Yesterday I was asked if I was carrying the yarn for the stripes up the side. I thought I should explain. Dream Stripes is a free pattern so I’m really not giving away the secrets of the pattern. Also I … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: On Doing Stupid Sh*t

I have been working on the Hug vest. The vast majority of the knitting is done and I’ve grafted the shoulders. I still have to knit the edging around the neck and sleeves.  I’m really pleased with the way this … Continue reading

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Back on it

So I did pull the vest out of the bag yesterday. Then I spent 10 minutes looking at my notes and reading the pattern and looking at my notes and at the vest trying to figure out where I had … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Ignore the Vest Edition

Does the Dream Stripes shawl look a little bigger? I spent a wee bit of time knitting on it yesterday. The pattern is so easy that I’ve memorized it already. Of course I’m not actually knitting the pattern as written. … Continue reading

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FO on Monday

We had a quiet Easter at home. I cooked a boneless leg of lamb, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots and asparagus. There were chocolate cupcakes for dessert. It was very tasty. Lamb could become a tradition since everyone enjoyed it.  As … Continue reading

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