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Category Archives: afghan
Unraveled Wednesday, 8/12/20.
Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. Knitting. Today I delivered the three kids’ sweaters to the library for their silent auction later this month. I am so happy to have found a deserving place for them. Next up, I … Continue reading
Posted in afghan, Books, knitting, Reading, Television, Unraveled Wednesdays 8 Comments
My year in knitting, with a bit of crochet thrown in for variety.
Potholders, two. Fingerless mitts, four pairs. Mittens, one pair. Socks, one pair. Dead baby buntings, several. Stump covers, two. Hats, lots. Cowls, one. Scarves, one. Sweaters, zero. Afghans, one. … Continue reading
Posted in afghan, Baby stuff, Cowls, Crochet, Fingerless mitts, hats, knitting, Mittens, Scarves, Socks 5 Comments
I started this project in March 2016 with no particular purpose. I had gotten the idea of a mitered square scrap afghan where every other square was white (-ish). It seemed like such a fun project that I gathered appropriate … Continue reading
Posted in afghan, knitting, Unraveled Wednesdays 14 Comments
A photo finish.
The mitered square afghan is done. At left, casting on for the last square. At right, the last stitch — yes, I changed yarns because the dark blue made that part of the afghan too dark. A full post with … Continue reading
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This ‘n’ that on a Sunday.
It’s county fair time! * * * * * In other news, I am trying to decide if the afghan needs to be longer how much longer the afghan needs to be. * * * * * In other knitting news, … Continue reading
Posted in afghan, Friends, knitting, Ravelry, Rural life, Squares 5 Comments
Unraveled Wednesday #6.
The afghan has left the Kingdom of Squareness and entered the Empire of True Rectangularity. Unhappily, this transition has also caused the laws of physics and mathematics and knitting to no longer apply. Allow me to explain. Every mitered square … Continue reading
Posted in afghan, knitting, Squares, Unraveled Wednesdays 7 Comments
Stuff in bullet form.
We are making an unscheduled road trip to Sioux Falls to deliver my 1998 Volvo to Elder Son and GF. This should make his move more pleasant. 2 adults + 12-yo girl + 120-pound dog + cat + luggage in … Continue reading
Posted in afghan, Amanda, Andrew, Animals, knitting, Motorcars, Rural life, Smokey, Squares 6 Comments
Unraveled Wednesday #5.
I haven’t frogged an entire project for a few months, but that doesn’t mean there has not been frogging. The patchwork afghan grows steadily, but even simple garter stitch defeats me occasionally. As EZ pointed out long ago, ripping out … Continue reading
Posted in afghan, Squares, Unraveled Wednesdays 5 Comments
Unraveled Wednesday #4.
Joining Kat for Unraveled Wednesdays! After deciding I had made enough dead baby buntings, I returned to the never-ending afghan knitting. As for unraveling, that always happens somewhere in the knitting — a dropped stitch, a forgotten decrease. On a … Continue reading
Posted in afghan, Books, knitting, Reading, Squares, Unraveled Wednesdays 8 Comments
Things that make me say, “Hmm…”
How do yarn shops, awash in scores of skeins of wool yarn, deal with moths? (Asking for a friend.) * * * * * We have all seen the hexipuff blankets bouncing around the interwebz. Whenever I see someone making the … Continue reading
Posted in afghan, knitting, Rants, various, Yarn 7 Comments