Archive for the 'rogue' Category

FO: Rogue

Yes, I finished Rogue approximately one million years ago, but I never posted any final pictures or specifications. This may be because it is incredibly huge on me (and therefore not all that becoming) and because the double decreases on the hood are not quite right. I still need to see what I can do […]

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She’s a Swatching Madwoman

After last week’s less-than-spectacular swatching results with the Knit Picks Merino Style and Gleek’s comment about how thick Merino Style is stranded [aside: all stranded work feels thick to me, so I'm really glad she pointed it out!] I went looking for other yarn options to try for Eunny Jang’s Deep V Argyle Vest. I […]

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What’s Mine Is Yours

I am in the process of seaming up Rouge. I’ve finished the bottom hem (2 hours to pin and seam) and one sleeve (2 more hours to pin and seam). I should be able to finish the sweater by the end of the weekend. It seems every time I set the sweater down, Ginger finds […]

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Can’t Blog, Must Knit

My plan for the weekend was to knit my Rogue hood and to clean out my closet. I am pleased to say that I finished both! cranky girl in big cabled hood I’ll take better pictures once it’s blocked. I need to weave in some more ends on the body, then I will give it […]

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It’s Hoodie Time

I’ve recently been suffering from a bit of crafting-malaise coupled with general lethargy and unwellness. I called in sick to work yesterday and managed to laze around the house drinking tea, watching bad television, and knitting on one of my oldest WIPs: rogue shoulder Phew! I am done with the front of Rogue and I […]

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Back to Rogue

I made my way back to Rogue’s back on Sunday after a lengthy hiatus. the wrong side of rogue’s back I finished the back last night (though I have to redo one shoulder where I accidentally missed one of the wrap and turns, that should only take a few minutes). I hope to work on […]

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Halfway

I’ve spun up half of my Great Balls of Fire Sock Hop roving from Crown Mountain Farms. goodness gracious I am completely addicted to this stuff. It spins so easily. I discovered near the middle of the first 4oz that I could spin it a lot finer than I was, but I really want a […]

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Rogueing Along and Along and Along

I realize that Rogue is a pattern that 9/10 of knitblogland has completed. I’m okay with the fact that I am still working on it. I took a long break from it, now I am completely back in love with the pattern and can’t wait to finish. Last night this conversation took place (after the […]

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