Category Archives: Cowls

Sometimes I knit wicked good and sometimes not. Guess which one this this post is about.

Example of "sometimes not". Oh, sure, that looks like one completed sock and one done nearly to the heel. But it is not. It is one completed sock and another in the process of being frogged back to its roots.  … Continue reading

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Knitting from stash.

I declared, back in January 2013, that I would not buy any yarn EVER until I had knitted down my stash to a level wherein it contained only random onesie-twosie balls of yarn. Although I have not been completely faithful … Continue reading

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What did you knit on your road trip, Katâ„¢?

I started the Ann Arbor/New York trip with: a second sock OTN: the linen stitch scarf OTN: a cake of yarn for a second cowl like this one. In a fit of unbridled optimism I also brought along the Fairfield … Continue reading

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  At the risk — too late! too late! — of offending everyone who is shivering right now, I must proclaim that I am loving this winter.  I fully admit that my enjoyment is made possible by a number of … Continue reading

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What I knit in 2013.

Hover over the photos to see the comments. Twelve squares.   Five baby bibs.      Four pairs of socks.*       Four pairs fingerless gloves of varying lengths.       Four hats.     Four dishcloths.   … Continue reading

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Christmas FO.

I decided to make a cowl for Kiera, our teenage helper, for Christmas. I emailed her mom for approval and to ask about colors. The cowl idea was ok-ed; a bright color preferred, and bright blue suggested. Done!   Um, … Continue reading

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WIP (and FO) Wednesday.

Do I still knit? Why, yes, thanks for asking. I finished a pair of socks a few weeks ago. Yarn: Regia Galaxy Color, purchased at Camas Creek Yarn in Kalispell MT when we went to Glacier National Park a couple … Continue reading

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Sometimes ya just gotta bite the bullet.

I picked up the Herringbone Cowl again. Close scrutiny of it revealed several things that displeased me. (Scissors are included as a pointer, also as something with hard edges for my camera to focus on.) First, there was this. Believe … Continue reading

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Knitting! (6)

Younger Son's fiance asked for a cowl.  Not just any cowl, but the Big Herringbone Cowl from the Purl Soho website. (That link worked when I needed the pattern a few weeks ago but doesn't seem to work today. Maybe it will … Continue reading

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Knitting! (3)

Third: a Moebius cowl from a class on same at Yarnover, taught by the totally delightful Silvia Harding. Yummy yarn; too bad I now find the color rather insipid. Hannibal is not sure about this. Not sure at all. Pattern: … Continue reading

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