Archive for the 'shawl' Category

Color Infection

I fought it for a while but I finally started a Color Affection (ravelry). barely into section two It’s mindless but I fear the long, long rows of the edging. I love the yarn, Plucky Knitter Plucky Feet. I actually purchased a kit of these three colors. I wasn’t too sure about them. I thought […]

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A Knitting Sad

Last week I took a few days of vacation as N’s mom was visiting. I had hoped to finish my Marin [ravelry] scarf/little-shawl thing. Instead, this happened: crappers! I’ve never run out of yarn on a project like this. The yarn I used — Cephalopod Yarns Bugga! — is basically the same yarn as the […]

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A Little Different

One of the things I’ve learned in the past couple of years is that while I wish I had the patience to knit a lacy shawl, I do much better with stripes (daybreak) or patterns (herbivore) that I can follow without looking at a chart non-stop. I’ve had a bit of a lust affair with […]

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KIP

Today is a a crazy day. I’m killing 45 minutes while N has some work done on his shoulder and before we head to a baby shower, then hockey practice, then dinner&games. I dragged my herbivore with me. Yesterday I weighed my remaining yarn before I knit a (very long!) row. There were 59g left. […]

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Travel

Having a coffee, knitting, and waiting to board a flight from dca to ord.

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FO: Autumn, Striped — Just in Time for Winter

Back in August, E (Poking My Eyes Out) and I went to Serial Knitters, the newest LYS in the area (and the closest LYS to my house now). While there, I picked up some madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in saffron and well water that I simply could not resist. After some consideration and discussion, I […]

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Still Knitting

daybreak I really like how this is turning out but the long rows are getting to me. The pattern specifies 20 sets of stripes before working the edge. I’m only 7 stripes in so far. The Madeline Tosh Tosh Merino Light (well water, saffron) is very nice to knit with!

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