Archive for March, 2009

FO: I Heart Stripes

I finished the plain socks of brightly striped goodness: look! I finished them Hooray! Simple toe-up socks, short row heel. Yarn is Lovesticks self-striping and I knit them Magic Loop style on a Knit Picks fixed circular, US0 sized. The yarn is very thin. oops I don’t even mind that the ribbing of the original […]

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Sock Home Stretch

I started these socks back in August 2007 (ugh!). I finished the first one in November 2008, right before we moved across the country. I set the yarn for the mate aside and moved with it. I am finally getting around to finishing the pair. home stretch I’m about halfway up the leg. With any […]

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Nordic Heritage Museum

E (PokingMyEyesOut) and I have planned to see the Elsebeth Lavold exhibit at the Nordic Heritage Museum but various things seemed to conspire against us making it in time. Finally we decided we would go on Saturday and that’s what we did. First we stopped at Honore Artisan Bakery for some tasty treats (we even […]

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Stupid Intarsia

Over the years, I’ve done a fair amount of knitting. Stranded. Cabled. Socks. Lace. But I’ve never really done any intarsia, and certainly I haven’t worked intarsia in the round. But hey! I’ll try anything! I can do it! I pulled up Julia’s (Moth Heaven) intarsia in the round tutorial and went at it. stupid […]

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