Tag Archives: Long Time Coming

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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Shades of Grey

Only 5 shades though, so this isn’t that kind of party. A couple of years ago I bought a gradient set on a whim with a vague plan about maybe mittens or something. And like so many vague plans, I … 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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Shawl: Done and Done!

So, I thought I posted some photos of that finished lace shawl but apparently I only thought about it. Life is a constant surprise to me that way – I’ve also given some thought to cleaning the kitchen floor and … 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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Armande

So, like I was saying the other day, I have a bit of a button backlog happening. Obvious solution? Button sewing party! (Your parties may be different.) When you get a beer, that’s when it’s a party. Fact. One happily buttoned … Continue reading

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Ah, Summer Vacation … Wait, No

Of late I’ve been trying to work through those loose-end projects that skulk around half finished and mocking me. There was that time with the button and that red sweater and now: Oh, another red cabled sweater. Hey, I like … Continue reading

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