Archive for April, 2010

Location, Location, Location

Where o where do I like to knit/crochet? Would you knit it with a fox? Would you knit it in a box? Would you knit them here or there? Would you knit them anywhere? [with apologies to Dr. Seuss] For the most part, I knit only during the week in the evenings, after I’ve finished […]

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A New Skill [knitcroblo4]

This is a hard topic for me. What new skill would I like to learn? Aside from the aforementioned finish knitting a lace shawl, I’m not sure what to say. I recently taught myself how to knit backwards, but it doesn’t really save me any time and aggravates my RSI. Oh! I know. Intarsia. I […]

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One Great Knitter [knitcroblo3]

I love so many knit/crochet/quilt/sew/CRAFT bloggers and designers — I love the inspiration available out there. It is wonderful. from the tulip festival One person who has inspired me recently is Anne Hanson of knitspot. Check out her latest henley sweater design! Just lovely. I like to watch her knitting designs progress. She knits crazy-fast […]

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An Inspirational Pattern [knitcroblo2]

If you consider that I really taught myself how to knit with socks, then you might guess that I’m not the type to be scared away from difficult projects. True enough. But I have my own other project issues. I love lace shawls, but I cannot freaking knit one. I’ve started a bunch of them […]

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Starting Out [knitcroblo1]

I thought I’d take part in Knit and Crochet Blog Week if only to force myself to blog! I learned how to crochet when I was maybe 5 or 7 years old. I’m not sure exactly what my mom was making at the time but she let me have some red worsted weight acrylic yarn […]

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Proof

Really, I’m not kidding, I’m almost done. slinky ribs One more half-sleeve to reknit, one collar to knit. That’s not much! placket So, so close.

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dissimilar

I’ve been slowly knitting away on my silky wool sweater. I was never really happy with the first sleeve I knit, so I made the decision to knit the second sleeve slightly differently, and then pick one of the two and rip it back to reknit like the other. confusing? stupid? I don’t know, but […]

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It’s Hockey Time

It’s hockey playoff time, which means while I will be sitting in front of the television a lot more than usual, I will be too tense to knit! on the deck It’s too bad really — I’m so close to finishing this sweater! You know, just in time for it to be too warm to […]

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Friends Don’t Let Friends

whoops Friends don’t let friends knit drunk. I had a few too many on Thursday night and just kept knitting. I thought everything was fine until I looked at the scarf the next afternoon and had to rip back half of it. Oops!

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