Category Archives: Knitting & Crochet

Hexiflats, the beginning

Here we go. Let’s see how many I can make before I get sick of them.

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Zig to the zag

Coworker having a baby means I pivot to making a wee blanket. Cascade “Sarasota” yarn, single crochet chevron pattern – just the right size for a carseat or stroller.

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Taking pause

Tour de Fleece was a fun experiment in seeing how much I could spin if given the parameters within which to do so. I managed to spin at least a little on all but a couple days of the Tour; … Continue reading

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The something different grows

According to the pattern, I’m done – but there’s yarn left so I’m going to keep on.

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And a small pair

These were made for a three year old, using leftover yarn from a grown-up pair.

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Here’s one pair

I mentioned that I’d been making a lot of socks lately – here’s one pair. These were made during a conference a few weeks ago. Yarn is Huckleberry Knits.

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Something different

I’ve been knitting a lot of socks lately and frankly, am getting a bit burned out. Plus, the weather is warming up and I thought cotton would be a cooler option than wool. So my commute project today is a … Continue reading

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Shorties

I attended a conference last week, which involved lots of sitting and listening – perfect for having a small knitting project in my lap to keep my hands busy. I brought socks because they take hours but are not bulky. … Continue reading

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Minus one, plus one

I had to rip out some socks I was making because they just weren’t working out, so while that yarn rests in timeout I cast on a pair for a child, using leftovers from the stash. So far, so good.

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One done, one started

I’ve been working on a scarf as my commuter knitting project, and finished it off this weekend. It is happily blocking. (Pattern is Close To You; yarn is Tosh Lace in Grove) And so I needed a new commuter project … Continue reading

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