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Make a Wish (bone)

Ever since I first read Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Knitter’s Almanac, I’ve wanted to make the “Hurry-Up Last Minute Sweater”, AKA the “Wishbone Sweater“. At first it was because I hadn’t knit many sweaters, and the idea of one that didn’t take … Continue reading

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A flurry of fleece

I’ve been a very bad blogger, and it’s been a long time since I posted anything about knitting. So let’s catch up, shall we? First there’s Mailin, made from some lovely, squishy merino. The cowl neck is optional, and I … Continue reading

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On the needles

So after all of the finished work, what’s on the needles now? Some very unflattering pictures of my work in progress: Holey Square, in gold-colored silk, which looks a bit ragged now, but hopefully will look MUCH better when finished … Continue reading

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Knitting Update

In which there is a flurry of five fibery finished objects. I haven’t been motivated to blog, but I haven’t stopped knitting. In fact, I have FIVE finished objects to show off. And bonus – they all used yarn that … Continue reading

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Free Pattern Generator

This morning I ran across a website where you can design your own circular-yoke sweater. It’s intended to create an Icelandic sweater from Lopi yarn, and allows you to enter sizes and measurements for the sweater, and then design the … Continue reading

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FO: Canadian Winter

I’ve always liked the idea of a Cowichan sweater–big and cozy, in natural colors; but not so much the traditional designs of them, with the big animals or other representational designs in the midsection. I never thought those bands of … Continue reading

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The Grass is Greener

But not by much. My new cardigan is very, very green. It’s not a color I would normally wear, but I got the yarn for such a great deal, that I couldn’t resist. It’s Patons Classic Wool that I found … Continue reading

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Vintage Green

I took my mother to a local dollar store recently. While we were going up and down the aisles, she spotted a bin of brown fun fur yarn, and jokingly said “Look! You can knit me a mink coat!”. A … Continue reading

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FO: Corrina

I finally finished the delightful Corrina. Took a while with those small needles, but it was definitely worth it. I’m very pleased with how it came out, and I’m sure this is a sweater I’ll really enjoy wearing. This is … Continue reading

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FO: il grande favorito

Just in time to ring in the new year! The sweater of great softness is done. I love how soft and fluffy the yarn is, especially after blocking. But it’s light as air. It’s hard to see from a photo … Continue reading

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