Tag Archives: wool

Blocking

Last night seemed like a good time to block the Calista May shawl. I was concerned that the colors would run, but they didn’t at all – even in the hot water soak. It is now pinned out to dry. … Continue reading

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Casting off

I just cast off the Calista May shawl! There are some ends to weave in and it needs a serious blocking – but I didn’t run out of yarn (I was nervous for a little while that the edge was … Continue reading

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The end is near

I just removed my last marker and am in the final stretch of the border on the Calista May shawl. I was overly optimistic this morning on how quickly this last bit would go, and packed a backup knitting project. … Continue reading

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Edging along

This morning I turned the corner on my Calista May shawl, and started the border (in brown). 

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No room

Another thing about worsted weight, it takes more room on the needles – and my shawl is rapidly exceeding its space allotment and is in danger of leaping off while in my bag. I’ve left it at home today while … Continue reading

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A very woolly story

I am fortunate to be located just twenty miles or so from where the Madrona Fiber Retreat¬†is held each February. This proximity makes it easy for me to go all four days, to enjoy the market and demonstrations in small … Continue reading

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Now with antlers

An Antler Hat is on the needles, in school bus yellow this time – but it’s turning out a little too small for the recipient I had in mind, so I’ll be making yet another (larger) one right after this … Continue reading

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Feeling cozy

A quick little scrap buster: beer (or cider) bottle cozy! I’m using wool oddments, will probably make several.

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Antler Hat

One-day project! Knit in Donegal Tweed. Quite warm, I hope it’s a cold winter.

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Juliet Poe Cowl

Kismet stepped in and the day after I spun up that lovely sport-weight yarn, I read a ¬†post from The Sock Monkey wherein he blogged about his new cowl pattern, and I immediately knew that the Juliet Poe Cowl was … Continue reading

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