Category Archives: Unraveled Wednesdays

Unraveled Wednesday.

Annual warm clothing drive time here. I also made a pair of fingerless gloves for my amputee friend. She can wear them when she goes outside in her wheelchair for a cigarette. Smoke breaks are cold here in Wisconsin winters. … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Joining Kat and friends to talk about knitting and reading. I did a bit of unraveling since I last posted about knitting. I brioched that cowl to within an inch of its life and never got more than an inch … Continue reading

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Unraveled.

Lots of reading and listening to report: The Snowman by Jo Nesbo. Three stars, which is my standard rating for a good book. (Four stars requires that it be outstanding imo, and five stars means that it changed my life. … Continue reading

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The afghan.

I started this project in March 2016 with no particular purpose. I had gotten the idea of a mitered square scrap afghan where every other square was white (-ish). It seemed like such a fun project that I gathered appropriate … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Last Thursday we went out to run errands and have an early dinner. What to knit in the car? The mitered square afghan — nearly done! — is way, way too big to be portable, but I have noticed that … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Thoughts on unraveling: iknituknot: So once you get past the agony of realizing you have to frog rows and rows of a project, the actual act of frogging can be kinda cool, you know, one satisfying little pull and you … Continue reading

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Unraveled and reading.

My thumbs are much better, thank you very much! When Cathy-Cate and I were chatting about knitting injuries a couple weeks ago she mentioned in passing that she had had to switch from continental-style knitting to English style when she … 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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Foliage photo & Unraveled Wednesday #12.

It was a very good week for reading (in spite of me being miserable with this cold). First up was Pothole Confidential: My Life as Mayor of Minneapolis by R.T. Rybek. I remember R.T. from his years as a reporter … Continue reading

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Foliage photo of the day and Unraveled Wednesday #11.

Not all of the autumn foliage change in in the trees. From upper left: milkweed in the ditch; Virginia creeper on a sapling; a soybean field nearly ready to harvest. Given that my thumbs are non-functional for knitting, let me … Continue reading

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