Tag Archives: Scraps & Oddments

Racing Stripes

So, I had this sweater I was going to finish but I used up all the yarn and went fishing around in the pit of leftovers for something suitable to sew it up with. And, somehow I found myself picking … 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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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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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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Moving On

True story: the first search I ever got on this here blog was for “linen stitch knitting.” I feel this gives me some responsibility¬† – the internet is looking to me to meet its linen stitch needs. This is important … Continue reading

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Do They Serve Cake at Interventions?

I ask because y’all might want to start planning my linen stitch scarf intervention. I knit one a while ago and was so charmed and delighted that I went on and knit two more: Specs: Pretty much the same as … Continue reading

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Work With What You Got

The August Civic Holiday is a lovely blank slate sort of holiday – a long weekend with no particular expectations about gifts, costumes, religion, family togetherness, patriotism, etc. that goes with most other holidays. This year, I celebrated with hats. … Continue reading

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