Category Archives: knitting

Unraveled Wednesday, 7/31/19.

Hatz! We have hatz! I lost my momentum on my Fairfield sweater when the maths kept frustrating me, so I started a blue hat for the Hat Not Hate campaign sponsored by Lion Brand yarn. I think it is the … Continue reading

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Three on Thursday, the how-I-knit edition.

I always have trouble coming up with a topic for my three things. Today I will tell you three things about how I knit. When knitting flat stockinette or any kind of ribbing, I use Annie Modesitt’s combination method. My … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 4/17/19.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesdays. My sweater back is done to the armholes, so I tried it on my dress form. It was too big. ::sob:: I was mad at it, so it went into time out. Oddly … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 4/9/19.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. My Fairfield sweater is growing slowly.  When I took this photo on Tuesday afternoon, it was 13″ long. I have decided I need to measure it periodically because progress is hard to see … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 4/3/19.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesdays! Remember last week’s post where I whined about how hard it was to chart cables? =Tamar commented that maybe I should swatch the cables that were giving me fits. Thanks again, =Tamar! I … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday.

YouTube’s greatest hits, as determined by me us.

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Unraveled Wednesday, 3/20/19.

Progress continues on Fairfield. I reached the top of the sleeve increases and wanted to be sure the they would fit, so I clipped the seam edges together (using exactly three clips, since that was how many were within reach) … Continue reading

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A Kat™ led astray: a cautionary tale of temptation and madness.

Say, that is one heckava dramatic blog post title, doncha think? Ahem. As you may know, Mason-Dixon Knitting started their 2019 March Mayhem competition on Friday. Head over to that link if you are not familiar with this phenomenon. In brief, … Continue reading

Posted in Chaika, knitting, Sweaters, Yarn | 10 Comments

Three on Thursday.

Three things I didn’t get to in my 2019 quest to finish off my WIPs. This Mira River Wrap using the Knit Picks Alpaca Cloud Lace on the right. I got as far as the beaded portion — a couple … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 2/27/19.

I should have showed you these socks last week because I finished them the weekend before. Two strands of sock yarn held together, US#2.5 needle for the foot, US#5 for the leg, knit toe-up — just like all my other … Continue reading

Posted in Chartreuse, knitting, Socks, Unraveled Wednesdays | 5 Comments