Monthly Archives: December 2017

A sock!

One down, one to go. Used almost all of the yarn, but I had a solid color on standby just in case. 

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Math is hard

I had the heel completely done on this sock, finished the gusset decreases and counted the remaining stitches to make sure I was back down to 68 so I could do the foot. Except I had 64 stitches left. Thereafter … Continue reading

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In the nick of time

Squeaking in under the wire, I just finished a Christmas stocking for our granddaughter. I’ve made quite a few stockings in my time, but they are usually knit — this time I was taken by a sequined kit and my … Continue reading

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Trying something new (for me)

I picked up a skein of this sock yarn a few weeks ago (I had a full punch card at my LYS!). It was intriguing: a skein of yarn that marked where to start and end each sock, so they … Continue reading

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Grey sparkle

Just show-and-tell today, here’s the grey sequined cowl. It’s very soft!

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Moving on to pink

I finished the grey cowl, and grabbed a ball of the same sequin yarn – in pink & white. It looks like a cupcake!

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Get your sparkle on

On the needles this week is a cowl, in a soft grey yarn that is sparkling with sequins. How fun! No pattern, just sections of stockinette broken up by a garter row. Simple seemed better for this yarn. 

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There have been some changes in our house, which necessitated the packing and storing of my craft room. I did, of course, make sure to keep a number of projects accessible (I’m not totally crazy), which has encouraged me to … Continue reading

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