Archive for December, 2011

Finished in 2011

I finished a bit more in 2011 than I expected, even if at least one of these items is going to be ripped back partially and reknit. 1. fake smile, 2. tomten, 3. buttercup, 4. new hat design, 5. back view, 6. herbivore, 7. lacy baktus, 8. placeholder, knit a shrug for niece but no […]

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On Plum Frost

plum frost, just the swatch Another of the ten sweaters of December, Plum Frost. I started Plum Frost at the end of August. I’ve made a few modifications to the pattern — I’m knitting it top-down, I’m making it a henley, and adding bust darts to accommodate my narrow shoulders and not-so-narrow bust. I’m about […]

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Number Three, Seamless Hybrid

seamless hybrid Ahh, seamless hybrid. I was trying to knit this for a family member for this holiday. I started to get grumpy about it and didn’t want to knit on it anymore and couldn’t figure out why. I realized that I do not particularly like the ORANGE contrast facing on the hem. Otherwise the […]

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One Down, Nine To Go

I finished the black sweater over the weekend, including adding a buttonhole I managed to forget. Photos of it later this week (I hope) — I’m not sure what to do with it now. Next up, Leaving (ravelry project page; ravelry pattern page). cranky knit I started Leaving in May and knit the sleeves first, […]

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Whoops, Dog Sweater

seasonal boris Fell down a hole and spent a couple of evenings last week knitting Boris a sweater. It turned out a little too small (only just), but checking size against him was quite difficult. Pretty cute though.

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Frog or Finish?

I mentioned last week that I am assessing the mass quantities of sweaters in progress around here. Here’s the 10: sweater insanity This doesn’t include one baby sweater on the needles. The first one is #77 Vine Lace Top-Down Cardigan by SweaterBabe [ravelry]. My version is knit at a tighter gauge but I still knit […]

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Bella’s Mittens

cushy! I’ve always liked the look of these mittens. I finally decided that I needed a pair of big mittens and pulled some well-aged yarn from the stash (pre-wordpress blog days!) and knit them up. Free Pattern: Bella’s Mittens [ravelry] I used almost two entire skeins of Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Bulky and knit them […]

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Whoops!

I sort of disappeared there for a bit, eh? I did participate in nablopomo over here (missed two days!) but that site is sort of a combination of crafty stuff and hockey and food and work and life versus the craft-only bits here. Last week I took a look at my ravelry projects page and […]

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