Archive for August, 2006

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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How Fetching!

Another quick FO for me: lefty fetching Once again, these are not for me (I am wondering when I last finished something for myself now). I really like them though — I’ve never been a fan of gauntlets or fingerless gloves, but I can actually see myself wearing something like this. mmm picot Pattern: Fetching, […]

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Pugs Don’t Like Bears

Boris doesn’t want me to show you this FO. He thinks that he is much cuter than a stuffed bear. Boris shuns Kara Bear He’s right of course, but this is a crafty blog! Kara Bear in the Ghetto Cute, huh? Pattern: Baby Bobbi Bear, by Blue Sky Alpacas. Ordered from KPixie. Yarn: Blue Sky […]

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Public Service Announcement

Knit Happens is having their annual summer sale right now, at both the online store and the physical store. 30% off everything – needles, books, whatever. Need some Koigu? Lorna’s Laces? Rowan? Check out the KH online shop. You know you need more yarn! WEBS has Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool and Silky Tweed on closeout. […]

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Uli’s Summertime Socks

Hooray! My KSKS Pal received her package — my pal was Uli of Uli’s Needlework World! I’ve been reading Uli’s blog for at least a year. That made it both easier and harder to figure out what to add to her bag, but I had a great time picking items out and I think she […]

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Small Bits

I harbor delusions that if I’m not sleeping, I must be finding some spinning and knitting time. Unfortunately that’s not the case — when I’m sleep deprived these days, I can’t focus on anything! However, I spent Saturday working on this: kara bear with a snuggly allergy-suffering boxer It’s the Blue Sky Alpacas Baby Bobbi […]

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Pattern Suggestions?

Given these (or most of these) qualities, what would you suggest: 12 balls of Rowan All Seasons Cotton in Dusky (a dark denim blue shade) 1 ball of Rowan All Seasons Cotton in Blackcurrant (a purpley-pink shade) worsted to aran gauge … (I haven’t swatched yet, but I should fall in here) 34″ chest an […]

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I Done Been Spoiled

When I got home from work yesterday, there was a package on my front steps. I assumed this was my recent order at Knit Pixiekpixie (I ordered this Karabella pattern– apparently I’m the first to order that pattern, so you can see what else I bought at the bottom of that page). I carried my […]

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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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