Category Archives: Quirky Knitter

Blogville Knitters Challenge

Alissa posted a challenge for Blogville: Where is your favorite place to knit? I’ve knit a lot of places. Some really nice like the ocean front condo my parents rented for a few winters when H was little or the … Continue reading

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Well That’s Better

I went poking around on Ravelry like I tend to do when I have questions about what I’m doing. I found some very helpful suggestions, took some notes and dug out a ball of leftover yarn. I cast on 48 … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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