Monthly Archives: November 2014

The cuteness of little things

I don’t know what it is about knitting small items that makes my heart go all mushy. But come on – how cute are these wee wine cork trees?? And this mug cozy! I slight modified the “#510 Fancy Mug … Continue reading

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Hat trick

From the depths of the stash, a skein of malabrigo that I got as a gift. Lovely colorway – Dusty Olive. It wants to be a hat, so I cast on a Hat No. 5. Uninspired name, but nice cables.

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Cowl time

One-skein merino/alpaca cowl in grey; soft and squishy! Fresh off the needles: And the City Creek Cowl, also finished this weekend: That one is 14″ around right now (by 13″ tall) but the pattern says to aggressively block it to … Continue reading

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Lots of blue

We’ve settled into the low 50s, which makes for lots of blue stripes in my Temperature Scarf.

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Finished!

At long last, today I finished a quilt. I’m not the best quilter on the planet, and certainly not the fastest, but I enjoy doing it. This is a jelly roll quilt and I liked┬áthe planned randomness of the strips … Continue reading

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A quick diversion

for blue cables. That’s a City Creek Cowl, in loverly Malibrigo Rios, and it’s a squishy cowl that is knitting up quickly. Really quickly. Like, it will probably be done tomorrow, quickly.

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Updates

The WordPress app on my phone has quit working, which is super frustrating because I like to compose blog posts while on the train. I have things to show-and-tell: I’m happy to announce that I finished the red Xmas stocking! … Continue reading

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A wee bit of blue

Seattle has settled into its fall funk, with drizzly grey days in the upper fifties. We did get down to 52 a few days ago, which meant I got to put a stripe of blue into my Temperature Scarf. Mostly, … Continue reading

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Back up the bus

One of these days I’ll learn to listen to my Inner Knitting Voice. The IKV is usually right, and it would save me a lot of time and frustration if I would just stop when it tells me that things … Continue reading

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Stick-to-it-iveness

I’m trying really hard to stay focused on just a couple of knitting projects, though I struggle mightily with the desire to Cast On All The Things. Must be the cold, rainy weather. I have a good bit of my … Continue reading

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