Category Archives: FO

Knitter up! And, no good deed goes unpunished.

I am pleased to report that time and [nearly] a week of not knitting has largely cleared up my thumb joint issue. Can I get a big HURRAH! Although I had declared myself to be a non-knitter for a week, … Continue reading

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FO Friday: knitting for others.

It is time for the annual warm clothing drive in our county. Actually, since the drive is sponsored by the state department of tourism, it is probably state-wide. Wisconsin can get cold, yo. Yarn: Fingerlakes Woolen Mill 2-Ply Soft Wool (worsted) … Continue reading

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FO Friday: the socks edition.

Thanks goodness for Ravelry. I did manage to post each of these on my Rav project page; if not for that I would have had a hard time remembering what I had knit. The gray  pair at far left is … Continue reading

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FO Friday: yarnbombing the library.

One day last June I did this. Sadly, the finished piece was about 18″ too short to cover the entire top rail of the bike rack. Lots of yarn left, maybe by next June it will be done. * * … Continue reading

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FO Friday.

This is my version of  the Shine Wrap by Janina Kallio. I started it in June with the intention of donating it to a fundraiser for my friend Jeff, who ran for state assembly. While mine is not as interesting as … Continue reading

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FO Friday. Again.

Warning: the color differences and corrections I talk about here are not readily discernable in my photos. You will just have to trust me that the differences were there and were corrected. While updated my projects page on Ravelry with … Continue reading

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FO Friday.

Lots of little projects to report. I started this post at least a month ago but didn’t get all the photos until last night. Fingerless gloves! These are for my friend Kay to match the hat I made for her. … Continue reading

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FO Friday.

Another pair of double-stranded socks. Made from these two yarns.Left, Lang Jawolle Color fingering. Right, Schachenmayr Regia Viva Color Warm feet! (Srsly, I noticed that when I wear ordinary hand-knit socks my feet are often cold when I go to bed. … Continue reading

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WIP it. WIP it good. (again)

Oldest first. These are the fingerless gloves for my friend to match the hat she requested. They are done except for about eight rows on the second thumb. Madtosh Merino Twist Light, US#1.5 needles; no pattern beyond what I have in my head … Continue reading

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FO Friday.

Two pairs of socks that had been OTN for months (and months!) finally got finished last weekend. Both are made from Plymouth Yarn Socketta, colors 618 (left) and 5618 (right). I decided I was tired of plain vanilla socks when I … Continue reading

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