Category Archives: Quirky Knitter

Yesterday once I had a few minutes to sit down I put the new needle in the vest and immediately knit 15 rows. What a difference using the right needle made. I’ve tried a lot of needles in my 40+ … Continue reading

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Time Management

How was your weekend? Mine was chock full of obligations and chores. Then add in general distractions and what do you get? A lack of quality knitting time. I really expected to have much of yesterday for knitting but that … Continue reading

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Tool Talk

I divided for the front and back but it wasn’t without issue. I could only find a 16″ needle. This has made knitting a little bit unpleasant. I know I had another longer needle and straight needles in the correct … Continue reading

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A Little Distraction

I was straightening up a little bit and happened upon a few photos from when H* was little. My guess is she’s 4 in this photo. My parents rented a condo in Florida and we went to stay with them … Continue reading

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Uncontrollable

We spent much of the weekend out and about which really cut into my knitting time. I only got one row on the shawl done. I’ll try to do better today. While we were out we hit the thrift store. … Continue reading

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Relatives & Mysteries

When my parents passed away I inherited a small chest of drawers that belonged to my grandmother. I remember when I was small she would open the bottom drawer and let me look at the photos. There were simple explanations … Continue reading

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On Perusing Patterns

One of my favorite things about looking at patterns on Ravelry is how there are so many ways to sort them. One of my favorite ways to look at them is to go to the pattern page and click “view … Continue reading

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