Four Projects Down! But…..

I got four orphaned projects done this weekend, three of which I found, but two only needed finishing work, and the third, I needed to finish the rest of of the project and finish it, but it was small.  Here’s what I did. Shells:  I had knit a bunch of theses shells, and got burnt […]

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Works In Progress: Update One

Yay!  I finished my lacy poncho!  It’s done!  But, I found another project that I had completely forgotten about in my one project bag. I had started this scarf as cables practice back in October/September.  I had started it over because I was doing the cables incorrectly.  So, I did that.  And never finished the […]

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Yipes! Stripes!

I was bored last Friday night. I turned to surfing the Internet, and my browsing came across Kollabora on Twitter. They had a teaser up about a Friday Challenge. It was Friday. I needed a challenge, so I hopped over to their blog entry. The challenge? Black and white stripes! I love the classic look […]

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Cat Sweater

A while ago, one of my doctors asked me knit her cat Kashmir, a seal point Siamese, a sweater.  I finally found the time to knit said cat sweater.  It looks sort of sad and pathetic here, but I hope that kitty gets to strut around in his new duds.  The neck may seem skinny, […]

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Fair Isle Knitting and Color

I recently got a new book on Monday, titled Alice Starmore’s Book of Fair Isle Knitting.  I highly recommend it if you are interested at all in giving Fair Isle knitting a shot.  Besides going through knitting basics and concepts, Starmore also discusses how the Shetland people of Fair Isle got their inspiration for their […]

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Entrelac

I’m still recovering from tendinitis in my  left shoulder and elbow.  I hate it.  It’s painful, it gets in the way of work, play, and sleep. I’m still doing a little knitting.  I can’t quite crochet yet as it uses my left arm and hand a lot.  Spinning is completely out of the picture until […]

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Handspun Hat

I finally put some of the handspun I made on my drop spindle to good use.  I knit myself a hat, of course. I used the three skeins that I have acquired through spinning of the natural wool roving I had been working with.I love the natural rustic colors with the unevenness of the yarn.  […]

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