Archive for September, 2010

Tiny Black Yarn

I should have known better than to start a fingering weight black lace project when our days are getting shorter and shorter. little lacy thingum It’s Anne Hanson’s design, Spiraluscious and a gift for my grandmother (shh, don’t tell her!). I’m only on the fourth row and I’ve already bungled the (very simple) pattern. Damn […]

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Harvest Moon

I suppose it’s only appropriate that I share the beginning of my Harvest Moon sweater (gibbous on ravelry) today — are you going to check out the harvest moon tonight? waxing gibbous I’ve actually had this yarn in the stash for ages (2005!) but have had trouble matching it to a pattern because the tweed […]

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Still Knitting

daybreak I really like how this is turning out but the long rows are getting to me. The pattern specifies 20 sets of stripes before working the edge. I’m only 7 stripes in so far. The Madeline Tosh Tosh Merino Light (well water, saffron) is very nice to knit with!

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quince quincy

It doesn’t make a lot of sense but I decided I wanted to knit a second Quincy (here’s my first). quincy the second The yarn is Quince & Co Osprey in Rosa Rugosa. Osprey is supposedly good on a needle from US9 to US11 — I have it on a US10, and it seems quite […]

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Autumn Signs

Some signs of autumn are obvious. samaras Other signs perhaps less obvious. can not stop! I cannot stop starting new projects! Or winding yarn for new projects.

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corrugated riiiiiib

I really love corrugated rib, though I don’t think I’ve ever used it on a project. I’m happy to have a use for it now! Hopefully this weekend I can get around to processing some real photos.

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