Archive for January, 2010

Mmm Mmm Malabrigo

in motion Back in November, Little Knits had a big sale. E (PokingMyEyesOut) and I went down there to see what they had and I got a couple of things — a needle to finish Fugl, some yarn for a vest for my brother, and a lone hank of malabrigo worsted in glazed carrot that […]

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Slinky, Silky Ribs

After I finished my honeycomb vest, I was inspired to immediately start a new garment for myself. After musing it over a little, tweeting about it with E (PokingMyEyesOut), and eyeing the stash, I finally started Slinky Ribs from Custom Knits by Wendy Bernard (Knit and Tonic). sleeve started The construction of this sweater is […]

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FO: Honeycombed

This took me a while to finish knitting due to the whole selling/buying a house thing and the whole not-knitting-for-myself thing, but I finally finished a garment for myself. honeycomb Quick Notes–[my ravelry project page] PatternHoneycomb, designed by Sarah Castor, published in Knitty. [ravel it] Started-Finished30 June 2009 – 10 January 2010. Yarn7.5 balls of […]

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Where’s My Scalpel?

I pulled this work in progress out of my bin yesterday during some work vpn/dns/dhcp issues in order to move it to a new needle and knit a couple of rows … then realized I had dropped a stitch way down there. three needle surgery I spent a few minutes on a conference call in […]

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Honeycomb Mod

pattern impossible to see in this tweedy yarn I’m not the first and likely won’t be the last to work this modification on the lovely Honeycomb vest pattern (designed by Sarah Castor, published at Knitty). Each pattern row of the cable pattern has a two-stitch cable — so every stitch in the row is part […]

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Relaxing Afternoon

Some coffee and my Honeycomb vest (ravel it!).

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Hello There, 2010!

2009 was a crazy year for me overall, though not so much on the crafty side of things. I took my first knitting class at Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat. Other than that, I didn’t do much that was new. I do have a few goals for 2010 – take a spinning class try out […]

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