Category Archives: Scarves

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

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Unraveled (for realz).

Joining Kat and friends. I had a couple handknits that I had made but which I never, or almost never, wore. Awhile back it occurred to me that I could frog them and reclaim the yarn. Here is their story. … Continue reading

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Road trip!

Elder Son graduates from his residency program this weekend, so we are off to Sioux Falls. It’s a six-hour trip one way, more or less, so that means… NEW PROJECT! Ahem. Yeah, I already have a portable project OTN, but … 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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More knitting.

For the past couple years I have knitted something to contribute to an annual silent auction in May. 2015:   2016:   2017: Since this fundraiser is supports progressive causes, I think I will knit a couple pussyhats, too.

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FO Friday Thursday.

A few weeks ago I had to attend a meeting in a city 200 miles away. Not wanting to have to rise at oh-dark-thirty to get there by the 10:00 start time, I made the drive the previous day and left early enough … Continue reading

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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: do I hear…?

Pattern: Underlying Structures by Jennifer Kirchenbauer. When I saw this pattern on MadameDafargeKnits, I knew I had to make it. Yarn: Plymouth DK Superwash, color 1131. Needles: US#5. As I said on the Ravelry page, I was fascinated immediately when … Continue reading

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FO Friday.

This is my version of  the Shine Wrap by Janina Kallio. I started it in June with the intention of donating it to a fundraiser for my friend Jeff, who ran for state assembly. While mine is not as interesting as … Continue reading

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FO Friday. Again.

Warning: the color differences and corrections I talk about here are not readily discernable in my photos. You will just have to trust me that the differences were there and were corrected. While updated my projects page on Ravelry with … Continue reading

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