Category Archives: knitting

still knitting

This is the “ironwood” shawl, plus.  Found the pattern in an issue of Interweaves Knit Scene.  It is done in sport weight yarn on big needles (for sport weight).  It was not quick, it did NOT knit up per the … Continue reading

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organizing my stash

  This isn’t all of it, by any means, just some.  A lot of this I bought before I realized just how much you really need to do a project!  A lot of this is fine (fingerling) yarn which will … Continue reading

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learning to crochet

  There is a crochet project I’ve had my eye on for awhile and thought I could figure out how to do it as a knit, but have finally decided it would be easier to learn how to crochet!  and … Continue reading

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warm arms

  the last sweater I knit had 3/4 sleeves, and I have another I bought with the same (in black).  So some additional coverage was needed.  These of course will also work as just plain hand and wrist warmers when … Continue reading

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feathered nest cowl

out of a book called Birds of A Feather.  Their original pattern is much shorter, so it looks like a nest.  I wanted something longer, with texture, and I got it.  Didn’t really pay much attention to gauge, just used … Continue reading

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knit pins

back at the dawn of time, had picked up several different packages of sculpy, in different colors to make who knows what.  Then I figured it would work for making shawl and knit pins. some of these are pins that … Continue reading

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