Tag Archives: Knitting Builds Character

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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Front Burnered

I generally have some kind of back burner knitting going on, something I can pick up without doing a whole lot of thinking and counting. Vanilla socks, a plain sleeve, something like that. Thanksgiving weekend came with a long train … Continue reading

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I Never Learn

So, I was knitting away the other day, feeling these nagging doubts about my armhole decreases. It’ll work itself out, I told myself, It’ll be fine. Yeah, it’s not fine. Pro Tip: When you spend a lot of time convincing … Continue reading

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Fearless

One of the beautiful things about knitting is that if it doesn’t work out you can always rip it out and try again. I’ve ripped and re-knit entire sweaters  and you can’t even tell. How often do you get a … Continue reading

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In Which Persistence Is Rewarded

Sometimes I forget that I’m not a great scarf knitter. Not because they’re hard, but because they’re tedious. Socks have heels to turn for excitement, mittens have thumbs, sweaters have sleeves. But most scarf patterns (there are exceptions, of course) … Continue reading

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