Archive for December, 2009

Bye 2009

2009 I think 2009 was the year of knitting for others for me. I finished a couple of old projects for myself, but almost nothing I started fresh in 2009. January:I finally finished Celtic Dreams February:I went to Madrona with E (Poking My Eyes Out) and finished the sample mitten from class. March:I love stripey […]

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Fugl is Done, Dudes

fugl yoke I ripped back the collar on Fugl and reknit it, working two sets of short rows at the back of the neck to bring the back up and make the front shorter. It worked out well and the collar fits N the way he likes. The sweater still needs a wash and N […]

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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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done… but not really

I finished Fugl. It fits the husbeast mostly fine… except I neglected to work short rows at the back neck, so the front of the collar goes up too high for his taste. I’ll be unseaming the facing, ripping it and the collar back and then work a couple of sets of short rows to […]

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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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on the road

I picked the fingering weight hat — in koigu — as my travel knit. Good choice, so thanks for everyone who suggested it. I haven’t made it too far yet!

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Travel Knitting

Road trips are a wonderful time to get some guilt-free knitting in (at least when you’re not the one driving). But travel projects need to be: portable/small simple self-contained not prone to falling off the needle Right now my projects in progress are an almost completed Fugl sweater for N (heavy), a vest for me […]

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tink tink tink

The faster I knit, the less yarn I’ll use, right? I switched up the yoke colors on this Lopi sweater. Now I’m worried that I am going to run out of red yarn, so I’m knitting furiously … in doing so, completely forgot to change colors. Tinking back two rounds of husband-sized yoke (sleeves + […]

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Fluff ‘n Stuff

fluffy Just a little spinning around here. This is Yummy Yarn that E (Poking My Eyes Out) picked up in Vancouver back in April. I’m also working on some Hello Yarn fiber from the fiber club (from waaaaay back).

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Happy December!

N and I hosted Thanksgiving this past weekend and the Chez Davis crew and Poking My Eyes Out crew came bearing all sorts of tasty goodies! A not-so-tasty (wool not so nom!) but super awesome hostess gift came from Chez Davis. gnomey! He is the cutest guy ever! I love these gnomes to death. The […]

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