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FO: Licorice Whip

I am incredibly in love with this sweater! It is warm without being too warm, and it is super soft, and I knit it at a gauge such that it doesn’t seem to be pilling much yet (only fuzzing a little, as I would expect from merino). I do have to wear a tank or […]

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One Sleeve Down

After enjoying a bowl of Roasted Red Pepper, Leek, and Potato soup (a CIA recipe), I sat in bed and watched last week’s episodes of CSI and Grey’s Anatomy and managed to finish the first sleeve of my malabrigo Licorice Whip. “this is a new dog bed for me to chew on my tennis ball […]

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Thinking About Knitting, But That’s About It

I had a very (very very very) minor surgical procedure today and while I have now been home in bed for 2.5 hours with an icepack, my laptop, and Licorice Whip, I have not knit a single stitch. The small amount of drugs I am on have me unable to focus on anything. What a […]

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The Fourth

I have three sweaters on my mind right now. I’ll elaborate on each of them over the next few days, but this sweater is the one I have been working on while thinking about the other three — it’s the fourth, the one that doesn’t need any thought. mmm! malabrigo licorice whip in goofy lighting […]

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A Sweater Machine

DH called me a sweater machine last night. I didn’t point him to the real sweater machine as I should have, but I guess I did make some progress over the weekend: Sienna Cardigan with lots of mods, half-seamed Sienna is my top priority right now since Christmas is in a week! I obviously need […]

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Just… Stuff

Hi, my name is jess and it’s been one week since my last post… stash enhancement Stories, left to right: You know how when someone brings a food item to your house and leaves the dish, you are not supposed to return the dish to them empty? I liken this yarn to that. See, when […]

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Mindless

I started Licorice Whip (for me!) in a fit of needing a large mindless knit. Raglans in the round of the top-down variety? Perfect and mindless — you knit round and round, increasing, put the sleeve stitches on waste yarn and eventually you have a completed sweater. Perfect! take two I like the pattern, and […]

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