Tag Archives: Colourwork

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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Colour!

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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Green

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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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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