Archive for November, 2013

Gift Knit … For Me!

socks from mom I had ankle surgery on Wednesday. My mom flew out to help us out for a week (so nice, we are lucky!)… bonus for me: she gave me a pair of socks she knit! sock from mom They’re the Knitty-published pattern Java [ravelry], knit in Sanguine Gryphon Bugga that (I think) she […]

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Placemat the First

N asked for placemats like ones E has. hemmed, washed, dried I wove one on my table loom, cut it off, hemmed it, washed it, dried it. It was the right size and it looked similar to what he requested. So I tied the warp back onto the front and started the other three, with […]

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Threading, Interrupted

beamed This is the project that has been sitting on my floor loom since late May. Why since May? Because I hurt my ankle at the beginning of May and I am not able to treadle, so I haven’t spent the time finishing threading my heddles. threading heddles This project is waffle weave towels. I […]

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tablet weaving

tablet weaving I tried tablet weaving a few months ago because I love tablet woven items. I hated tablet weaving though!

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Organization

needles and things I’ve been meaning to re-organize my knitting needles and crochet hooks and notions for a while. I finally got tired of the tangled mess of circulars and piles of mismatched double pointed needles and over the course of a few nights, reorganized everything. I ditched some of the stitch markers that I […]

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A Tale of Two Hats

Years and years ago, I knit N a hat. Plain old stockinette in plain old black Aurora Bulky. He wore it all the time. Then he lost it, we found it, we washed it again, it shrunk a little (so much for superwash). So I knit him a second hat in Manos (Lava) — black […]

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Rockin’ and Rollin’

rolling rock A few days after I finished my Ambergris, I started Thea Colman’s design, Rolling Rock [ravelry], in Cephalopod Yarns Bugga!, 8 Spotted Crab Spider. I’m a sucker for a henley and I’ve been craving some simple lace. A sweater in sportweight yarn (on US3 needles!) may be difficult for me to complete, but […]

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