Category Archives: Victory is Mine

Royale: Done and Done!

So I made pretty good progress on those sleeves I was working on, then took a few days to get around to sewing them in – which is the hardest part sometimes. But the blue sweater is done: Yes! And … Continue reading

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Now, Where Was I?

I think I’ve mentioned a time or ten how I’m an easily distractable person who struggles with series. I read a book or two and wander off, or I’ll be waiting for the next one to be published and kind … Continue reading

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Finally, Octopus Thumbs

Okay, so I guess octopuses don’t really have thumbs. But now my octopus mittens do: A finished pair of octopuses. I love them. The light green is pretty drab looking on its own but I like it paired with the … Continue reading

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On the Bright Blue Side

This fall has seemed hard what with one thing and another. Stuff at the day job, construction outside my window, renovations at the library, Donald Trump winning an election that was not for Most Obnoxious Jackass. It’s about time for … Continue reading

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B Is A Pretty Good Grade

Unsurprisingly, I didn’t quite manage to finish that sweater before the end of the Dauphin√©. I realized there was no way I was going to make it, lost my motivation a bit (also, I had to go to my job … Continue reading

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Small Coloured Things

For the last few years it seemed like I spent a lot of time thinking about colourwork projects, thinking about what patterns to make, which colours to pick. But then somehow¬† I never actually knit any of them. So it … Continue reading

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A Week In Stripes

Last Friday I got some new yarn in my mailbox. I’m trying to knit the yarn I have instead of buying shiny new things, but this stuff is just SO COOL. I have a longstanding love of self-striping sock yarn … Continue reading

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