Category Archives: Quirky Knitter

The Fight Continues

Yes. The fight for the couch and blanket. Someone (Myles!) has been getting way to used to having us here all the time. He’s been taking over my usual knitting spot the moment I get up. He’s also been surfing … Continue reading

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With Mostly Full Confidence

I know this doesn’t look like much. And it surely doesn’t look like a sock. But it will be eventually, I hope. Over the weekend when I wasn’t distracting myself from the craziness that is the news and the togetherness … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, loopy grad school, Quirky Knitter, Socks, The Loopy Ewe, yarn! | 12 Comments

Resilience

Thank you for the prayers. By the end of yesterday some things had improved. We’ll all have to keep the Coronavirus situation in our prayers. That isn’t going to resolve itself in a day. Now, the knitting. I’d say I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, loopy grad school, Quirky Knitter, Socks, The Loopy Ewe, yarn! | 15 Comments

WIP Wednesday: I Swear There Is No Vodka In My Orange Juice Edition

Though based on the way my day has gone I should probably skip the OJ and just suck straight out of the vodka bottle. Alas I do not drink alcohol ever so I’m coping by knitting a sock. We all … Continue reading

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Gauging My Crazy

Sorry for the dark photo. I waited too late to take the photo. I’ve completed the gusset decreases. I could have this sock done later today if I’m not distracted by other things. Unlikely since distractions seem likely. About the … Continue reading

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To The Bone

Yesterday was one of those days where a bunch of disconnected things happened. They filled much of the day but I still managed to squeeze in enough knitting time to get the first sock done. I’ll kitchener the toe later. … Continue reading

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The Thing I Don’t Like About Colorwork: A Whine

I know I will be thrilled with these socks when they’re done. It might take a minute for me to forget the rows that I don’t like though. There are a handful of rows where the stitches alternate color. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, loopy grad school, Quirky Knitter, this place, Those crazy holidays, yarn! | 12 Comments