Category Archives: Quirky Knitter

WIP Wednesday: Still With The Sweater

The photo lies. The yarn is green. I cannot capture the color in daylight. Or in the dark for that matter. It’s weird. Anyway I’ve started another skein of yarn. Bulky (or maybe it’s chunky) yarn knits fast! I’m supposed … Continue reading

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FO On Monday: A Gift Edition

I’m sure we’ve all had that conversation. You’re crafting in public and some well meaning person suggests that you could make a lot of money selling your items at the farmers market or on Etsy. Normally I’ll just chuckle and … Continue reading

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Things I Thought About On The Weekend

Why aren’t weekends always long weekends? The three days spread out before you look so full of possibility. On Saturday we went to the state cross country meet. It was darn cold. I wore a wool hat and cowl along … Continue reading

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A Different Sort Of “Hobby”

And I don’t mean reading. Yes, this is the book I’m reading but the hobby I’m talking about isn’t reading. I’ve always had an interest in crime. If I was a different person I probably would have grown up to … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Failure

That is not my photo. It is from the Steampunkery sock pattern by Heatherly Walker. There are very few patterns that have defeated me. I will admit to having a fair few UFOs that are sitting in a bin in … 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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