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An Afterthought Pocket Requires Some Forethought

Pockets are fun.

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Whoops

I hate it when I cast on anew and accidentally start knitting with the cast on end.

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Sanity check

A quick sanity check. Looking good size-wise! Now to make a bit more progress…

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What A Yarn!

I am a “pick the right tool for the task” type of person. I love the washable and soft Berroco Comfort for baby/kidwear (Get Ziggy, Peapod Baby Set — just realized I never wrote an FO post for that!). I love Lopi and Peace Fleece for outerwear and “rough man sweaters.” (Fugl, Cobblestone, Rogue, Aftur) […]

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second sleeve

sleeves in the round can be a real pain in the bum. I need a slicker needle.

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Relaxing Afternoon

Some coffee and my Honeycomb vest (ravel it!).

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on the road

I picked the fingering weight hat — in koigu — as my travel knit. Good choice, so thanks for everyone who suggested it. I haven’t made it too far yet!

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tink tink tink

The faster I knit, the less yarn I’ll use, right? I switched up the yoke colors on this Lopi sweater. Now I’m worried that I am going to run out of red yarn, so I’m knitting furiously … in doing so, completely forgot to change colors. Tinking back two rounds of husband-sized yoke (sleeves + […]

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Fluff ‘n Stuff

fluffy Just a little spinning around here. This is Yummy Yarn that E (Poking My Eyes Out) picked up in Vancouver back in April. I’m also working on some Hello Yarn fiber from the fiber club (from waaaaay back).

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A Fulled Cloche

Or — Make Fulled Hats While You Have A Top Loader a fulled cloche [flickr] After we moved into corporate housing, E (PokingMyEyesOut) discovered that we have a top-loader. My DH told E that she could use it as long as she “brought some pie.” Well, we had cheese and bread and salad instead of […]

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