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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More Pi, please

See? Just on and on with the knitting of the Pi Are Square Shawl. I took this to knit night on Wednesday and I’ve got the feeling I ought to check it very carefully for errors; lace and chatting don’t … Continue reading

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Still with the Pi

It’s just a big blob of knitted fabric right now so I won’t bother taking another picture… I moved to a longer circular and am just a couple of yards away from using one entire skein of Kauni. I have … Continue reading

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Bigger pieces of pi

One of my favorite things about knitting with a color changing yarn like Kauni is, well, the color changes. When knitting something large, it is easy to get discouraged and feel like you keep knitting and knitting but make no … Continue reading

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