Tag Archives: Colourwork

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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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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Nothing Says Spring Like Mittens

Because I am me, while everyone else is pining for the day when they can put their winter stuff away, I’ve been knitting mittens. Look, new mittens! I made them with leftover scraps (from this sweater), which always makes me … Continue reading

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Check it out!

Buttons! Specs: Sky Isle Cardigan in Handmaiden Ottawa. Changed the gauge and slapped a pattern around the cuffs and bottom.

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Bonus Hat

I finished that yoked cardigan the other day, except for buttons which, given my track record could take a while. But I had a fair bit of yarn left over, too much to just stick in the scrap drawer. So, … Continue reading

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Christmas Socks: Now a Pair

I finished off those Christmas socks I was making. Before Christmas and everything! They have a feature I didn’t point out before, which is that if it is not Christmastime, or you are not attending a dorky Christmas socks kind … Continue reading

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Christmas Socks Are A Thing

In my family, Christmas socks are pretty much a requirement at Christmas. Once I showed up in insufficiently festive socks and was given socks to wear. So, for the last couple of Christmases I’ve been thinking I should make some … Continue reading

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