Category Archives: Terrible Knitters of Kent

A year of knits

I’m a big fan of goals. I think having goals gives a person something to look forward to, motivation to improve, and a sense of accomplishment. Without goals, we founder and wallow. In that light, I took advantage of this … Continue reading

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New to-do

I had a bit of negative progress on the red lace scarf, and charts are not train-friendly anyway, so I grabbed a fix-it project as my new commuter knitting. I am reknitting a pair of socks that turned out too … Continue reading

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What do you give a knitter?

I was thinking about this last night and was getting ready to draft up a post addressing gift options for the crafty folks on your list, and lo-and-behold the Harlot beat me to it. Her post is more eloquent than … Continue reading

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Pins and needles

Here are the four strips of feedsack scraps, ready to have a solid background fabric added in between each. The strips are much longer than they appear in the picture¬†(they are folded in half) so I think I can get … Continue reading

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Striped Skyp

I finished a pair of gift socks yesterday and promptly cast on another – this time in Berroco Sox using the Simple Skyp Socks pattern (so named for it’s subtle¬† Slip, Knit, YO, PSSO pattern). With all this striping going … Continue reading

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Orange crush

I picked up 4 ounces of merino wool / silk (80/20) at Madrona a couple months ago, in a color I never work with: orange. It’s not construction-cone orange, it’s more on the salmon side and if you look closely … Continue reading

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On the edge

I have decided that my Pi shawl is long enough and have begun an edge. I picked a knitted on lace from Schoolhouse Press, from the Peacock shawl (honestly, it was what I could find on the ‘net via my … Continue reading

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