Category Archives: Knitting & Crochet

The great bind-off

There are 438 stitches in the final row of my Waiting For Rain shawl, and I just started binding off (with a stretchy bind-off). May take me a while. 

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Blue afghan

Finished and headed to the Christmas box. Nothing too fancy, a big granny square in double crochet. 

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The Blob

I’m working on a Waiting For Rain shawl, and it’s reached blob stage.  I finished the third and final lace inset and have eight plain rows left before starting the bottom edge. 

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Hermione’s Everyday Socks

In Socks That Rock, no mods to the pattern except to increase 4 stitches after the cuff. The dye isn’t very even in this skein, but I like the randomness. 

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Hue Update

Thanks to a long holiday weekend, I finished the third quadrant on the Hue Afghan.  The yarn bag is getting pretty light and I feel like I’m entering Yarn Chicken territory…

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Second sock

I know it’s indistinguishable from last week’s post, but I promise that I finished the first sock and this is its mate. 

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Lesson learned (maybe)

After working on the grey Wyrt socks for several days and two flights, the reason for their original grounding became known (again), when I tried them on yesterday.   The cables are lovely, but they – and the short row … Continue reading

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