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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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Christmas is coming…

… some day. If I get around to making the second sock, I shall be ready.  

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More knitting!

Heh. Two knitting posts in a row. I’m on a roll! After finishing my sweater, the only thing I still had on the needles was the Holbrook shawl. I’m on the border now, which makes it a bit less easy … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

One down, one to go (’cause I’ve still got the mojo): For Project Spectrum Elements, June and July are Air: Gray, white, and yellow. Now that I’m finishing up with the greens for Earth, I’m planning to cast on for … Continue reading

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WIP report

Artichoke Socks – slow but steady. I’m almost finished with the heel flap. Myrtle Leaf Shawl – another slow-but-steady. It’s hard to work on because of the dark yarn. The pattern isn’t that hard, but it’s patterning on both sides, … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

  I was glad to have taken some socks to Italy with me, because I was able to work on them during the train and bus rides. The Artichoke Socks have an easy-to-memorize pattern, so I didn’t have to worry … Continue reading

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  Larry’s Blue Socks! Pattern: Based pretty much on Susan’s Horcrux Socks pattern, but with just the 3×2 rib, and a slip-stitch heel. Yarn: Lion Brand Wool-Ease Multi, 1 skein (just made it – I had about 2 yards left) … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

One down, one to go: DH is very excited by the first sock and can’t wait for the other to be finished.

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First let me thank everyone for all of the lovely birthday wishes yesterday! Though I can’t help thinking that the best thing about turning 50 is that it’s better than the alternative… But one bright thing about my birthday was … Continue reading

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WIPs and Woes

While I was knitting along on my Austermann sock at SnB Tuesday night, I thought that something didn’t look right about the color pattern. When I got home, I compared it to the finished sock. Woe. The color repeat of … Continue reading

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