Monthly Archives: July 2018

Pockets for the win

I’m working on a special pair of gloves for a friend, with a pocket to hold one of those hand warmer things. I’m using the Pioneer Gloves pattern (with longer arms), and Frog Tree Pediboo sock yarn. I’ve picked up … Continue reading

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Summer garden

Ah, summer – how I love thee, and being able to eat from the backyard on an evening too hot for cooking.

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Truffle Hunting

This here is a finished skein fresh off the wheel, a little over 300 yards (4 oz) of rambouillet/yak, in the colorway Truffle Hunting. Fiber is from Homestead Hobbyist and was wonderful to spin; I love buying from them during … Continue reading

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Finished weaving #3

The green scarf is off the loom, and looking good. I am really enjoying weaving as an additional way to use my substantial yarn stash; it’s also a nice muscle break for my hands – keeping my tendinitis from flaring … Continue reading

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Don’t blink

When you forget to check on your garden for a week, you get Jurassic zucchini to wrestle out from under the vines. I cut these on Friday before they could crush my house.

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FO Friday

One, one sock! MuahHaHaHaHa! (Insert Count von Count laugh here) Casting on its mate now.

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Rainbow sock

Just one at a time, because I’m doing helical stripes so there’s two strands going per sock and I just couldn’t keep the tangling under control if I knit both socks at the same time. Mystery rainbow sock yarn, and … Continue reading

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More rainbow sock

I didn’t work on it for a few days, but have it with me today. Good progress on the leg.

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Blue mitts – done!

I like how these turned out. Nice gusset shaping – which ends up on the palm. Handspun wool, held double. Pattern is Pioneer Gloves on Ravelry.

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Mitts of blue

Using my handspun! Pattern is Pioneer Gloves.

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