Category Archives: Quirky Knitter

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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WIP Wednesday: Whines, No Cheese

The night before last I tried to cast on the second cabled sock but I must have forgotten how to knit because I could not get the first row right no matter how hard I tried. After three attempts I … Continue reading

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Remembering To Be Grateful

The photo is historical in nature. I think all this yarn has been knit or is buried deeply in the stash. Some days I need a good kick in the ass. I let the general annoyances of life get in … Continue reading

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An Assortment Of Things

I love this sock pattern. N had an appointment last night and I was his driver. I got nearly an hour of uninterrupted knitting time. The pattern is so easy to remember that I don’t have to refer to it. … Continue reading

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Rituals & Quirks: A Quiz

I freely admit that I’m a quirky person who keeps my life in order by having certain rituals in place. I suspect (and hope) that other people have certain rituals that help them get through. Do you have any crafting … Continue reading

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A Long Time Coming

After 4 years I finally have my favorite summer knitting seat back. We dragged the remainder of the stored furniture over to H and cleaned the porch. I am now free to sit and look across at , well, the … Continue reading

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