Archive for the 'WIMs' Category

Swatching Saves Lives (or wasted time anyway)

Yesterday, cajoled by E (PokingMyEyesOut), I finally bought the pattern Kingscot (designed by Norah Gaughan, published in the Winter Twist Collective) and sat down to swatch the cables to see how it looked in the Rowanspun DK I have set aside for temp housing. On US4 needles, the fabric is really, really airy. I need […]

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Purling Hurts! and Why Must I Be Haunted?

You may have noticed that I have been knitting a lot of small gauge things recently. Socks, mittens … and ignoring Rogue again. It’s not because I don’t want to work on Rogue. It’s not because it’s warm here in DC finally (in my basement it’s freezing, and that’s where I knit most often). It’s […]

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Yes, I Can Be Funny Sometimes

I don’t tell good jokes (“A guy walks into a bar.” pause “The second guy ducks.”). I don’t tell funny anecdotes. I do have a good sense of humor and I always laugh appropriately, it’s just that I personally have trouble delivering a story or joke in a way to make someone else laugh. But […]

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Thinking Somewhat

Despite the fact that April is a “Whip my WiPs into FOs” month, due to having received two boxes of yarn this week, I am thinking about my next garment project. Classic Elite Yarns Premiere in Eggplant, #5295 WEBS calls this “navy” — they are oh so wrong! The next garment I complete should be […]

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