Monthly Archives: March 2018

More fraternal

Sock progress. These aren’t big skeins, which is one reason I’m doing toe-up; not sure how much leg I’ll get out of these. But, I’m enjoying the knitting. There’s something magical about watching stripes emerge.

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Taking it slow

Confession: my hand sewing skills suck. Truly. I can do a lot of things, but a sewing needle in my hand is as graceful as an elk on roller skates. Embroidery has always been beyond me, and my attempts at … Continue reading

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The fourth pair

Socks make such good commuter knitting, I figured I would cast on the next pair right away. The yarn is from Canon Handdyes and I’m loving to so far! #earworm

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Lots of squares

Here is one of the blankets on my WIP list – granny squares! Not sure how I’ll put them together, but I don’t have to worry about that quite yet.

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#3 in 2018

All done!

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Just chilling

I took a few days off, and have just been knocking around the house. It’s nice to not have a schedule, to just get up and do whatever. I have planted some flowers, trimmed limbs from a tree we are … Continue reading

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Meant to be

I have made very few sweaters for myself. There have been numerous sweaters for babies and children, and every winter I have a plethora of hats, gloves, cowls, and socks to keep me warm, and I do have several shawls … Continue reading

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The airing of the dirty laundry (so to speak)

Several of the blogs I follow have been doing all manner of stash shaming / WIP tracking / stash goals / etc. – enough that it really got me to thinking about the projects I have on the needles at … Continue reading

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Oh look, another sock!

I’m feeling the urge to do a blog confession on my WIPs, but thankfully some of them are packed in the attic and I can’t get to them. So, there’s that. The ones I can easily lay hands on only … Continue reading

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Feeling visceral

I told you guys that I bought yarn for a Visceral cowl a couple weeks ago – well, it’s a WIP. I am really enjoying the brioche, though I have to really pay attention (not good TV knitting).

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