Category Archives: Loopy’s Challenge

FO On Wednesday: Birthday Edition

The shawl is done and blocked! I am thrilled with the way it turned out. Blocking really turns what looks like a wrinkled mess into something to be proud of. The pattern is Perfect Retreat Shawl by Susan B. Anderson. … Continue reading

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When We Last Visited The Sock

The shawl is done and hopefully later today I can find a place to block it. Now that I’ve completed the three big projects for Knights of the Loopy Table challenge I can get to the two pair of socks … Continue reading

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Here & Now

We survived our time with Santa and the horde of children. I was surprised how quickly we were overrun. The door opened right on time and a whirlwind of families entered and continued for just over 3 hours. There was … Continue reading

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The Blob

AKA Perfect Retreat Shawl is growing larger by the day. The lace is a pleasure to knit. I should have enough yarn in the first skein to knit one more row and then I am on to the second skein. … Continue reading

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Squeezed Knitting

Yesterday was crazy busy. N was supposed to have a meet in the morning but we were having heavy-ish rain so they rescheduled to today. That caused me to swap my today errands to yesterday. Then N added a few … Continue reading

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FO On Saturday

I had every intention of posting this yesterday once I had bound off the last of it. Unfortunately by the time I sat down to complete the last of the stitches it was after 8pm so it made sense to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Part

My favorite part of finishing a project is casting on a new one. When I finished Trillian I cast it aside and immediately pulled out a skein of yarn and wound it up. I had picked out my project way … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Sick Day

I made the most of my sick day catching up on sitcoms and knitting. Trillian is done and I’m very happy with the way it turned out. Knitting this a second time was just as good or maybe better than … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Slow Progress

Trillian is growing ever so slowly. I spent a couple of hours yesterday afternoon just knitting and catching up on podcasts. My favorite part of knitting this pattern is that I don’t need the pattern to knit it. It’s just … Continue reading

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Self Imposed Rules

I told myself that I couldn’t cast on new yarn until I had reached 4″. One more row and I should be there. I ran out of awareness, took the photo and now it’s time for bed. How about you? … Continue reading

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