Archive for October, 2010

FO: Noir

This year I decided I wanted to knit my grandparents something. Grandma is extra super stylish, always dressed in black and heels, but also quite the football and hockey fan. She is a total badass. It was hard to come up with something that I thought she would like. Even if she doesn’t wear it, […]

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FO: Rave Mitts

On Monday, it was extremely windy and rainy here. I took the dogs out for a walk at lunchtime and found that my hands were chilly holding their leashes and the dog bags. I got it in my head that I needed to make some fingerless mittens for myself — again (I can’t seem to […]

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In progress

I admit that I tend towards being a product knitter. Sometimes I try my darndest to be more of a process knitter. I’m trying to be that way now, with this shawl. The yarn is helping.

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Ahhhh Tweed

I’ve had this yarn for over five years. I still love it as much today as the day I bought it. tweedy tweed I’m just glad it’s finally growing up into a sweater. harvest moon I am making some modifications to Harvest Moon. Right now the reason I’m NOT working on it is because I […]

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Mysterious Socking

While I’m having some project focus issues here, one project that is progressing just fine is my TTL Mystery Sock. mystery sock in progress I’ve finished the heel clue and only just started the foot clue. I was planning to keep these, but now I am thinking about giving them away. I guess I better […]

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Oh! what a tangled web we weave

I thought I was being smart by trying to split the remaining yarn from my lacy Baktus so that I could maximize the use of the yarn. Unfortunately I forgot to do so before I started knitting and then I created quite the mess trying to juggle the scarf in progress with the scale with […]

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heading home

well, I didn’t get as much done on the TTL Mystery sock for Socktoberfest during my flight out as I’d hoped. Almost one repeat of the leg pattern. We’ll see how I do on the return trip today — I even printed clue 3 (the heel!) before leaving the office this morning. (cameraphone pic should […]

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on the road

When I started the Through the Loops Mystery sock for Socktoberfest, it was partially because I have a business trip to DC and needed some good ol’ plane knitting. I’m sitting at my gate at SeaTac working on the leg clue this morning and enjoying a rather large cup of coffee. Mmm!

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Socktoberfest!

I’m a few days late to posting about the party, but it’s Socktoberfest time again! [my previous years: 2005, 2006,2007 appears to have been a break year, 2008, 2009] wound After some early morning (for west coast me!) twitter conversations, I decided to knit the Through The Loops Mystery Sock in Shibui Sock (midnight blue, […]

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