Tag Archives: handspun

Something blue

Second sockitis set in last night, and I just HAD to knit something other than the grey sock… so I dipped into my bag of bagged projects* and pulled out this lovely skein of merino / tencel that I spun … Continue reading

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Linen stitch

A little bit of kismet in action in this yarn / project pairing. I spun this up right after getting my WooLee Winder. I was learning, and so it’s a little under-spun, with thick and thin bits. But it’s soft … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

2016 is here! I feel like it’s going to be a good year. Except I’m starting it with a head cold. Ah, well. More days off equal primo fiber time; for FO Friday I hereby present: Pretty Thing cowl, in … Continue reading

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Now with more blue

The blue mitts are coming along; I am on the thumb gussets. I’m working on a couple of sleuth projects as well, which I can’t show you yet – so while there’s a lot of knitting going on, you wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Almost-not-quite-done

When I’ve finished knitting a project, I’ll say, “I’m done!” and the Mr. will point to the dangling yarns and say, “What about those?” He has a point. I can’t claim to be done if the item still has ends to … Continue reading

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Back at it

Knitting! Hurrah! My finger feels pretty good and I’m able to knit with abandon once more. I’m using up some excess handspun, working up a pair of fingerless mitts.

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Done!

I finished the Willow Cowl on the way home last night. It turned out great! I don’t know how much yardage it took, because my handspun lost its label… But I had plenty of yarn left – enough that I’m … Continue reading

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Willow Cowl

I’ve got six more rounds of stockinette and then it’s time to fold over the picot edge at the top and bind off. It’s pretty big when laid out flat, but collapses when worn. I like the pattern quite a … Continue reading

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Going for a little spin

The yarn I spun while at the cabin last weekend is all done. I ended up with about 450 yards from the 4-ounce braid; that means the yarn is around a fingering weight. It should be fairly stripe-y — though … Continue reading

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I told you so

The Hitchhiker is just lovely, like a watercolor seascape. Nineteen points done, mostly while listening to the rain and streaming an X-Files marathon and studiously ignoring the mopping (though I did sweep). It appears I never posted a final picture … Continue reading

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