Category Archives: Unraveled Wednesdays

Unraveled Wednesday, 9/18/19.

I am having the best time knitting this Boxy. The garter stitch border took roughly forever, but now that I am in the acres-of-stockinette portion, it is nothing but mindless relaxing fun. After arranging all the cakes of red fingering … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 9/4/19.

We took a few days last week and went quasi-camping* on the North Shore. I took along my Fairfield sweater but did not work on it much. It is daunting to me, and I don’t exactly know why. I love … Continue reading

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Unraveled, 8/14/19.

I resumed knitting my Fairfield sweater again, but with somewhat less enthusiasm than before. I am a few inches up the armscythes, so progress is being made… slowly. This is the Rainbow Warrior shawl, which has been in my favorites … Continue reading

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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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Unraveled Wednesday, 5/22/2019.

My Fairfield sweater has been in time out for a month as I pondered all your suggestions of how to make it smaller without ripping and reknitting. More on that another week. But never fear, I have still been knitting … 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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Unraveled Wednesday, 3/27/19.

It turns out that I am using the Fairfield pattern strictly for the stitch counts and overall construction. The stitch pattern/cables? Entirely my own design, with some help from Barbara Walker. The sleeve cables were impromptu, but I knew I … Continue reading

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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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