Monthly Archives: November 2016

Oh so Fetching

I’ve made about six pairs of these mitts; two just this weekend and this third pair is well underway. Simple mods to length or stitch count makes them fit a wide range of hands. For these, I cast on 5 … Continue reading

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Thankful

I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving! We spent most of the day with family, eating too much and playing with the baby. I’ve enjoyed having four days off, and have gotten a bunch of stuff done around the house … Continue reading

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Wee socks

What better use for leftover sock yarn, than small socks? Yarn is Online Supersocke, and I had just enough to make a pair of baby socks (the full-size socks belong to me). 

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Purple topper

I have a finished object for Friday – another watchcap. This one is knit in KnitPicks Full Circle wool. I’ve been modifying the decreases from the pattern, to make them align with the ribbed crown better, but otherwise it’s a … Continue reading

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It comes down to this

For eight years I’ve listened to people bash Obama and his policies. Before him, Bush. Clinton. Bush. And now Trump gets the vitriol. To say our nation is divided is an understatement. My own state is divided, my friends and … Continue reading

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Enough already

I vote in every election, though politics turns my stomach. It’s not a job I ever wanted. There isn’t a politician out there who hasn’t done dirty deals, lied to make themselves look better,  covered up something shady, flip-flopped on … Continue reading

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Now in purple

Yep, another hat. This time in a deep plum wool.  I am making the large size in the pattern, but they fit a wide range of heads. Here’s the brown one (also a large) on a rather small mannequin head: … Continue reading

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Watch cap times two

Such a great pattern. And when knit up in Magpie worsted, the hats are soft and luscious. Two were added to the gift box this week. Not sure what I’ll make with the extra yarn, but I’m definitely keeping these … Continue reading

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Watch out

An oldie surfaced in my Raveley library, and I cast on a WWII Watch Cap. Such a nicely versatile pattern, and the folded ribbed brim means it fits just about anyone. 

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