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On Sunday I wore my Something Purple to my MiL’s birthday party. One of the family friends noticed and asked about it. She and I had a nice chat about knitting. She said, “I like to knit just a little bit at night to relax and wind down.” “Exactly!” I exclaimed. Then she professed her […]

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FO: Something Red (except, you know, purple)

What’s this? well? Ah yes. My something red purple! [details and lots of pictures behind the cut.]

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Home Again, Home Again

DH and I returned home Saturday evening after a week+ in gorgeous, sunny, warm Florida. We did a lot of fishing, played with the dogs, and I managed to find some time to finish my Something Red Purple! I love the sweater so much that it is requiring a lot of effort to not allow […]

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Travel Choices

DH, the dogs and I are going down to the family place in FL for a week and a half to celebrate a multitude of birthdays (all four of us!) and our fourth wedding anniversary. How many knitting projects do you pack for a week and a half trip that includes 30 hours of car […]

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Something… Purple?

After frogging my lace cardigan, I felt powerful! I control my knits! But I also felt as though I needed to immediately start a new project with the same yarn to keep my momentum going. I poked through some lace patterns but in the end, I decided to go with the plain stockinette version of […]

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A Purple Frog?

Ever since I pulled the premiere lace cardigan out of the in-progress box, I have had nagging doubts. The armscyes didn’t look right. The back looked too big. I really wanted to finish it for this spring, but I was scared that it would end up too big and I would never wear it. Last […]

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Disappearing, Reappearing Act

I am my projects. I am the seasons. I disappear and reappear just as they do. I have been daydreaming about lace and spring after last week’s fling with 80° F temperatures. my premiere lace cardi, reappeared – now with the re-beginning of sleeves. Then the snow and ice reappeared, and I reconsidered the warmth […]

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Meet the FF Lace Relay Team

The first challenge of The Amazing Lace is to introduce the team. Here at The Fiber Fetishist, we are a big fan of teamwork and relays, so we have two relay segments in addition to our collection of supporters, and much overlap between the teams. The team selection process was very involved and everyone on […]

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Lace Cardi Sanity Check

As I worked on my lace cardi back tonight, I got a little worried that the armscyes were too large. I ran upstairs before I bound off for the neckline and I grabbed three sweaters I wear that I felt were similar in size to what I am targeting with the lace cardi. The first […]

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Still Crushing

Exactly a week ago, I posted about my current crush. I’m glad I called it a crush and not a fling — this crush isn’t going away! I picked up the lace cardigan tonight once I had some free time. I wanted to finish up the armscye shaping to the point where you work even. […]

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