Tag Archives: Knitting Builds Character

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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Two Steps Forward, One Pair of Socks

So, a couple of weeks ago I was all about stranded hats. I finished that blue one and merrily cast on another: Pretty, huh? Alas, corrugated ribbing isn’t really my comfort zone. I was so worried about being loose and … Continue reading

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Two Steps Back

Y’all, I finished that shawl! It still needs some blocking and photos and details like that. (More to follow.) Which leaves me free to celebrate fall with a red cabled sweater. I’m making this one,  although not so incredibly yellow. … Continue reading

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Progress!

Ah, fall! Prime knitting season! Lately I’ve been plowing along on that shawl from before. I’m onto the border, which feels like you’re almost done – it’s like a bindoff! And yet also like you’ll never be done – you … 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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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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