Miles to go…

February 13, 2008

OK – not really – I have actually finished a few things this week, so you will be seeing them soon. Of course if the rest of February is like January it could be June, but I am trying. Butterfly has a collar. All it needs are seams.I have some more work done on the [...]

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Cables and colors

February 12, 2008

Three more…I have no idea how many that makes. 12 I think. So that leaves 4 to go and a hat!

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Hats for Alex

February 11, 2008

Handspun Monday is being interrupted to bring you this Public Service announcement. Hats for Alex needs you! Yes, you! Got an hour or two to knock out a little knit or crochet project? Well, knit a hat for a little one! Alex was a sweet boy who should still be with us, but sadly, isn’t. [...]

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Not your basic black!

February 8, 2008

When J.P. was in town over the weekend, he brought a little something to me. And it is too pretty not to share! Cristi, J.P. and I put in an order with BMFA and had it delivered to him with the promise that he would hand deliver it. And wow is all I can say. [...]

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Where’s the knitting??

February 6, 2008

There isn’t any! Well, there is a very tiny bit and a couple FOs (I guess I could post one of those today) but following my lovely incident and the welcoming of Stitchy, I haven’t done any knitting. Seriously. None. Not a bit. I have been typing for work, but I have been resting my [...]

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Say hello to my little friend

February 5, 2008

I reserve Monday nights for Masters knitting. It keeps me focused on the project to block a few hours a week for it. Last night was no different. But why is there only one swatch? Well, as I was finishing up this one, my phone rang and I figured it was a good time to [...]

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New class!

February 4, 2008

I have no handspun for you. It was a busy weekend and I had no spinning time. What I have instead is a bit of an announcement. The first Saturday in March (whatever day that is) from 9-11 I will be teaching a class on Double Knitting at Charlotte Yarn! We will be learning two [...]

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The Plus One Addition

February 2, 2008

Yes, it is Saturday – shut up. We had stuff to do with JP arriving and my camera battery needing a charge. But it worked out as the plus one addition because this skein of yarn is really 2! Duet Sock Yarn from A Swell Yarn Shop in the Skinny! 450 Yards of yummy superwash [...]

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January 30, 2008

let’s see… Butterfly has 2 sleeves and a picked up collar. (tonight at knitting after these pics were taken I knit a couple inches, realized there was an error and ripped it back so it looks just like this again. Pagoda has 3 more repeats. I started a double knit hat. I started and frogged [...]

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It’s all about the eyes!

January 29, 2008

Eyelets that is! This week I did the 3 Increase pattern swatches. 2 of them are identical in what they create, but they use different mirrored decreases to get there, so it is fun to see them come together and compare the two – which is the point. 8 of 16 swatches knit!

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