Monthly Archives: October 2017

Boot socks

I have several things in the “all done but the blocking” pile, but I did get these socks finished.  I like how they turned out!

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Money pit

Houses, man. They are expensive – even if your mortgage payments are reasonable because you bought the house before the market lost its mind, the ongoing maintenance is not insignificant. It’s these things that *almost* make me wish we were … Continue reading

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Learning something new

Brioche in the round! Had to search out a few videos for continental knitters, but I got the hang of it and am chugging along on a cowl. 

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On the edge

I have finished all four quadrants of my Hue Shift afghan, and picked up the first edge for the border! Very exciting, almost exciting enough to overturn my dread of black yarn. 

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Feeling gradient

I will admit, I’ve been taken in by all the lovely gradient yarns that hit the market recently. I adore them. It can be a bit of a challenge finding the right project for a skein, but when it works … Continue reading

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Freshly hooked

I just finished a small blanket, out of some cotton yarn I got on sale and didn’t know what to do with (doh!). Used every bit of it.  

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