Category Archives: Sweaters

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 happeningĀ  pretty far away across the lake, and even with binoculars — which sit on my desk year-round for just … Continue reading

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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 AllĀ 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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FO!

A former co-worker of Smokey's and former renter of our house had a baby over a year ago, and I promised her a sweater. While I knit it almost immediately, it sat… and sat… and sat… waiting for the arm … Continue reading

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Tuesday, but not ten on.

Lots o' snow here. We got ~12" last Thursday. View from windows on the uphill side of the house.   Turning to the right to gaze through the trees toward the neighbor's house.   Looking out from the sliding door … Continue reading

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