Archive for the 'lace' Category

Tiny Black Yarn

I should have known better than to start a fingering weight black lace project when our days are getting shorter and shorter. little lacy thingum It’s Anne Hanson’s design, Spiraluscious and a gift for my grandmother (shh, don’t tell her!). I’m only on the fourth row and I’ve already bungled the (very simple) pattern. Damn […]

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Travel Means… Orange?

Orange? I’m not sure how a color I used to abhor has become a favorite, but I’m not going to argue. badcaul socks [flickr] I flew from DC to Phoenix to Seattle on the way out, and Seattle to Philly to DC on the way back. This gave me a lot of plane knitting time. […]

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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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My Current Crush

I am a fickle person. I jump from project to project to project all the time — most of us do! I periodically get obsessed with one particular project and I focus on it until it’s complete or (more often) until I find something else to work on. I’ve spent about a month swatching, working […]

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Unventing Again

A while back, Sundara (of Purly Whites, and check out her yarn shop) posted a multicolor sock yarn that I simply had to have. I got the yarn! It is vibrant and gorgeous. Of course it had to become lacy leaf socks — my favorite type of lace motif coupled with leafy green yarn! I […]

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