Category Archives: Knitting

Textured Pullover

When I went to put away my hats and mittens this spring, I happened upon a few old skeins of cotton yarn that had been sitting unloved for, uh, years. I had knit it up way back when and then … Continue reading

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Tempestish

Hey, anyone remember that striped sweater I was working on before I chucked it aside to knit fair isle hats? Not to worry, it got finished (Kindly disregard the mess in the background. They say the camera adds 15 pounds … Continue reading

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Hat Struck

Remember The Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler where they run away to the Met? I love that book and might have scoped out sleeping spots at various museums. You know, just in case. The only thing better … Continue reading

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New Hat! Also, Frankenstein

The hat is done! I love it! I ended up borrowing the crown chart from King Harold Hats to create a sort of Franken-hat. Calling it that naturally set me musing about Frankenstein. Whenever people talk about that book it … Continue reading

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Just Another Hat

I have a longstanding fondness for advice columns. You know what’s better than my problems? Other people’s problems! And isn’t it always so much easier to see what other people should do? (Dump him! He sucks! I may have made … Continue reading

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Geek Socks

Ah, long weekend! I fondly imagined that the extra day would give me a chance to get so much done. Finish off those socks, clean the whole apartment, sort out some paperwork. And I finished off some socks I’d been … Continue reading

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Changing Staircases

When I first started knitting I used to be grabbed by pretty much every skein of pretty hand dyed yarn. A blue one! Oh, but this one’s blue and purple! Wow, check out this red! This one’s stripey! I’m pretty … Continue reading

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