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Something new

With the Christmas knitting pressure off, I didn’t waste any time in casting on a new project – socks! I know, such a shocker… This time in a self-striping sock yarn (Patons Kroy), in plain stockinette. It’s crazy-busy for me at work … Continue reading

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One plus one

I know it’s a little difficult to tell what you’re looking at here – but it’s two finished Fish Lips Kiss heels on my Zauber Socks. Slightly misshapen due to them still being on the needles and not wanting to … Continue reading

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Skeptical me

I have long been a fan of the heel flap. While I have tried other types of heels, I always fall back on the flap and gusset, and it fits my foot well so for years I never saw any … Continue reading

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A leg up

My Seismic Socks are back together: past the heels and charging up the legs. Let me tell you, these are definitely conversation starters on the train! It seems that someone comments on them daily.

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Get your beads on

I went for a long walk the other day (gotta keep Marta happy), and in the Pioneer Square district of Seattle I saw remnants of Mardi Gras festivities – mostly, beads caught in planters like this one: Kind of nice, … Continue reading

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The power of 8

I was organizing my craft room a little while ago and found several WIP’s that I had completely forgotten about – including this pair of socks: Cute, right? Abandoned about midway up the foot, I have no recollection of why … Continue reading

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Color theory

What does one do, when faced with the goal of Knitting From Stash (specifically: rotate the stock / use up old yarn) and one quickly finds that the stash contains an alarming quantity of small skeins, early purchases of sock … Continue reading

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Fini!

Friday evening I finished my Eco Vest. It’s blocking right now, and a picture just wouldn’t do it justice so you’ll have to wait until it’s dried and I can get an “action shot”.  I did modify the pattern slightly, … Continue reading

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Non sequitur

I am pleased to announce that I am making marvelous progress on the second Hermione’s Everyday sock; I finished the heel flap on the train this morning and now it’s just smooth sailing up the leg. I made sure to … Continue reading

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More of the same

I’ve decided that I am going to focus on these two projects until they are done. This goes against my usual MO, and it’s a bit of a struggle. I have a stack of projects queued up that I want … Continue reading

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