Category Archives: Knitting

Travelling Scarf

Usually, when I go travelling I bring some knitting along, and usually I imagine I’ll spend my vacation knitting furiously. The thing will be done when I come back. Hey, I’ll wear it on the ride home! Maybe I should … Continue reading

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I must be a slow learner because I always think vacation will mean so much knitting and reading and yet I’m always wrong. There’s too much else to do! Why do I keep wasting suitcase room on books and yarn? … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring, Uh, Ice?

Lately it’s been cold and grey around here, with lots of freezing rain warnings. My local library has been closed for renovations for ages and last I looked is due to open ‘Spring 2018.’ So I can only conclude that … Continue reading

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Wait For It…

This weekend I finished that yoke sweater. It’s blocking as I type. I keep checking if it’s dry – pretty sure that makes it dry faster, right? After all, that watched pots saying doesn’t say anything about sweaters. People always … Continue reading

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Back around Thanksgiving I knit the boring grey body of a yoke sweater for train knitting. Several balls of yarn is too unwieldy for the train and I wandered off and never started the colourwork. Until I found myself between … Continue reading

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It’s been a bleak and grey February and I find myself trying to compensate with green wool. Hey, the sun just came out. It must be working! Yet another hat, made with leftovers: Pattern is Siksak, knit in odds and … Continue reading

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Blood Magic Hat

Oh man, y’all, I just finished reading Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton and the title does not lie because there sure is a lot of blood. The magic here is pretty much 1) have special blood 2) bleed on stuff … Continue reading

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