Category Archives: hats

FFotD & helping.

I am currently knitting teeny hats for the East African Preterm Birth Initiative. These little honeys ares pure stash-busting, potato-chip knitting for a good cause. I am using the worsted weight pattern at the linked site, but there are sport … Continue reading

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You would do the same. You know you would.

I am leaving tomorrow for a two-day conference that is a 5-hour car ride away. I am taking three (3) knitting projects. What? You wouldn’t take that many? Don’t be silly; of course you would. I’ve got the yarn all … Continue reading

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The tale of a hat.

Back in aught-ten I won some yarn in a Webs contest that I didn’t even know that I had entered. The yarns were lovely, but I thought that the red and the blue were too luscious for socks (red is 80/20 … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday.

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Knitter up! And, no good deed goes unpunished.

I am pleased to report that time and [nearly] a week of not knitting has largely cleared up my thumb joint issue. Can I get a big HURRAH! Although I had declared myself to be a non-knitter for a week, … Continue reading

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FO Friday: knitting for others.

It is time for the annual warm clothing drive in our county. Actually, since the drive is sponsored by the state department of tourism, it is probably state-wide. Wisconsin can get cold, yo. Yarn: Fingerlakes Woolen Mill 2-Ply Soft Wool (worsted) … Continue reading

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omg, it’s blogversary time!

Ten years ago I posted my first post. Well, actually, it was nine years and 364 days, give or take. Since then I have, as many bloggers have said before me, formed many new friendships, read many new-to-me points of view, … Continue reading

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Whew! That was a lot of knitting.

On Monday I delivered my donated knitting, plus a few other items of warm clothing, to the local drive. There were five hats, one scarf, two pairs of mittens, and two pairs of fingerless mitts. Now I can get back … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday.

The afghan report is on hiatus until after Christmas. Because one of the sons, who shall not be named but whose initials are Matthew, apparently cannot follow instructions. My current carry-along WIP is a Sockhead hat for a friend. When she saw … Continue reading

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This is how long it takes to get to Sioux Falls and back.

Yarn: Colinette Jitterbug (100% merino, fingering weight), color 184 Scented Paprika, about 3/4 of a skein/300 yds.Needle: Signature circ US#4.Pattern: Sockhead Hat. We went to visit Elder Son last weekend — many hours in the car. I had cast on … Continue reading

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