Category Archives: Sweaters

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

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Unraveled, 2/20/19.

(I really wish I could show you artsy photo like Kat does, but I seem to be incapable of those. Mine seem to be always all fact-sy and informational.) The sleeves on my Chartreuse are done to the top of … Continue reading

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Unraveled, 1/9/19.

I finished the child’s sweater for the warm clothing drive. It was intended to be a stashbuster, and it kinda was. I played yarn chicken with the navy blue and won. Then I played yarn chicken with the dark gray … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 12/26/18.

I showed you this sweater last week and said that it would be done by the time you read that post. The best-laid plans, etc. I played yarn chicken with that last blue stripe and won. Had only a couple … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

This is a stashbuster child’s sweater I have been working on for the warm clothing drive. Since I took that photo I have finished it, but you will have to wait until next week to see the FO, since I … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Knitting. In the continuing story of what I have been knitting since June, here are the things I am currently knitting for the annual local warm clothing drive. You may notice there are no thumbs on the mittens. I hate … Continue reading

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Stuff.

More stuff in bullet form: A week or so ago I watched a loon struggle with a fish. It was happening  pretty far away across the lake, and even with binoculars — which sit on my desk year-round for just … Continue reading

Posted in Carbeth, Cowls, Gardening, knitting, Polk County politics, Summer, Sweaters | 4 Comments

Unraveled.

The Carbeth preliminaries: Decide on yarn. Given that a 100% wool DK- or worsted-weight sweater is often too warm for me (hello, post-menopausal self!), Berroco Vintage — only 40% wool and machine-washable and -dryable — was the perfect choice. Order … Continue reading

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Sweater thoughts.

I have the itch to cast on a sweater for myself; a nice cardigan or something with cables or maybe something simple knit from gorgeous yarn. But I am Being A Grownup. My first priority must be to Finish All Most … Continue reading

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He’s wearing his sweater!

Younger Son and Ser Percival The Energetic went camping a couple weekends ago. Percy is wearing the sweater I made for him! (And repaired for him.)

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