Archive for the 'hats' Category

quince quincy

It doesn’t make a lot of sense but I decided I wanted to knit a second Quincy (here’s my first). quincy the second The yarn is Quince & Co Osprey in Rosa Rugosa. Osprey is supposedly good on a needle from US9 to US11 — I have it on a US10, and it seems quite […]

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Autumn Signs

Some signs of autumn are obvious. samaras Other signs perhaps less obvious. can not stop! I cannot stop starting new projects! Or winding yarn for new projects.

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Squishy Quincy

I think it happened while my mom was visiting last month. I suddenly decided I needed to knit Jared Flood’s design, Quincy [ravelry]. I hadn’t particularly been interested in knitting it and then BAM! I was. front I don’t knit with bulky yarn much. While I could have doubled some DK weight yarn or something, […]

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Snapdragon

It took a good 72 hours for it to dry here in Seattle, but my Snapdragon Tam [ravelry] finally did. hanging Because I started it in Charles de Gaulle airport outside Paris where I was not supposed to carry knitting needles on the plane, it was mostly knit on double pointed bamboo needles. This actually […]

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Seattle Wash ‘n Block

blocking I washed and blocked this Snapdragon Tam (ravelry) on Tuesday morning. It’s Thursday night and IT’S STILL DAMP. This is Seattle.

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Travel Knit

I had a bit of a knitting mess before leaving for Europe. I was freaking out because I knew I had two 10+ hour flights to deal with, flights twice as long as my longest flight ever. I was concerned I would be going stir-crazy and a little insane without “enough knitting” to make it […]

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Lotus Hat

Last week I needed to occupy my hands so I did not say negative things on a phone call. I grabbed the closest yarn — Queensland Collection Kathmanu Aran in 130 — and started a hat — Lotus Hat, published at Third Base Line. hat, trees It took me less than two days to finish […]

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new hat for me

camera is still broken, so these phonecam pictures will have to suffice. I finished the knitting of the koigu sockhead hat last night and wove in the ends this afternoon while waiting for my french bread dough to rise. I love this hat. it’s snug, not too heavy, and covers my ears and hair – […]

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tiny

Perhaps starting a slow fingering weight hat is a bad idea when I am trying to convince myself that a fingering weight sweater should be my next big self-project. This hat is slow going but makes a great fabric. :)

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Mad Hatter

one mad hatter My youngest sister is out here visiting again due to a well-timed business trip. I got it in my head that she should arrive to a new hat. Why? Why not? from the back Some leftover Cascade 109, big needles (US10), and Rosi G’s (the soapy knitter)’s Capitan Hat… win! mad Except […]

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