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Six Months to Install a Zipper

I finished the knitting and seaming of my Patons Cabled Hoodie (sans hood) back in July. Then it sat. And sat. And sat. I went out to the local quilt shop and bought a zipper and ribbon and matching thread. It sat some more. When I was pulling projects together for temporary housing, I spied […]

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Cabled !Hoodie

The knitting part is done, but the zipper shopping and installation part is not. patons cabled not hoodie Here’s hoping I can find a zipper locally at my LFS/LQS and maybe get this sweater done this long weekend (because everyone needs a thick wool sweater on July 4th!). I have some trying crap going on […]

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One Knitter’s Denial

While I knit the sleeves for the Cabled Hoodie (ravelry), I kept checking the schematic. Right length? Yep. Then I would compare the shaped cap to the shaping on the back. Hmm. I would squint, pull the fabric a bit, re-check the schematic, re-measure the sleeve cap and when everything measured out just right, I […]

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Mere Seconds

On Saturday afternoon, I cast off the second front of my Patons cabled (perhaps not so) hoodie [ravelry]. pieces blocking on the guest bed Mere seconds later I cast on the back of Norah Gaughan’s Currer [ravelry]: the back of currer, take two I’ve already ripped out and restarted the back of Currer due to […]

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There Has Been Knitting

There has been knitting, yarn purchasing, a tiny bit of spinning (my knee can’t hold up to it for long), physical therapy, playoff hockey, photos taken, programming, yardwork, birthday celebrations, anniversary celebrations … Basically everything except blogging. sweater pieces I have been fairly project monogamous — my goal is to finish this sweater (Patons Cabled […]

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Cabled Hoodie Back

It’s amazing how much knitting one can get in when stuck not doing anything active! cables and cables I finished the back of the Cabled Hoodie last weekend, while I was stuck not moving much due to a knee injury. The pain has been worse this week, so I haven’t knit much (I just wanted […]

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Wooly Goodness

Not much to say, but: cabled hoodie, here on flickr It’s the Patons Street Smart Cabled Hoodie in Cascade 220 (Walnut Heather–8013). It’s a very light heathered brown (a little washed out above). I’m enjoying the knit so much I considering bringing it in my bag today for my lunchtime knit. Instead I have my […]

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A Quick Hat

Friday evening, my lovely husband asked me if I could knit him a hat. “Black or grey or something neutral. One that will roll up. One that is taller than the last one you made me.” “Oh, and only if you can finish it in two days or less because I think it is going […]

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Dear Cotton,

I used to like you quite a bit. You’re resilient and smooth. My stitches show up great in you. But lately, we’re just not getting along. blue green gable I am 21 rows of a sleeve and a crocheted edge from complete on this sweater, Cotton. It’s made of a blend of you. And yet […]

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