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FO: Nordic Urban

Finally done! This took way longer than it should have due to my reknitting so many of the pieces, either because of gauge problems or my own silliness. Had I just knit the sweater according to the pattern in the … Continue reading

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Frankensweater

This is how my Nordic Urban sweater looked over the weekend – all patched together. After my failure with the first yoke due to gauge issues, I decided to knit the sweater as indicated in the pattern – body and … Continue reading

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At Least the Tea is Warm

Even if it looks like a rooster head. I’ve been very bad about blog updates lately, but things have been crazy busy around here. My two main knitting projects are moving slowly, but I did sneak in a small one. … Continue reading

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Try and Try Again

Sometimes I am not as clever as I think I am. I got most of the way through the yoke of the Nordic Urban sweater, and decided it was not going to work out. My knitting was much looser than … Continue reading

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FO: Liesl

I had serious doubts as to whether I’d get a wearable item out of this project, but I think it worked out in the end. I was using a much different yarn than called for (a worsted-weight bouclĂ© in cotton … Continue reading

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Big Wheel Keeps on Turning

My main travel project for the road trip was my Big Heart shawl, from the EZ 100th Anniversary Pi Shawl pattern. I’m up to 576 stitches per round now – the last section before the border. It’s a lotta stitches. … Continue reading

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Lemonade Slippers

Like they say, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. After needing to steal some yarn from a second skein of Big Delight to finish the Allegria slippers, I wanted to find a use for the remainder of that skein … Continue reading

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Victory is Mine

I have conquered the slippers! Using some of the brown sections of yarn from the other colorway I had, I was able to finish the slippers. As Marilyn suggested, I ripped out the existing foot and used that yarn for … Continue reading

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Slipper Fail

Recently I purchased two skeins of Drops “Big Delight” yarn (yes, I hear some of you snickering) – one in a blue mix, and one in a raspberry mix. I didn’t really know what I was going to do with … Continue reading

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That’s how many days left until Christmas. And I am ready. Pattern: 0-865 Christmas socks in Karisma (“Twinkle Toes”) Yarn: DROPS Karisma, by Garnstudio Needles: US 4/3.5mm I didn’t bother swatching because they’re socks. By the time you have a … Continue reading

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