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Karen Templar’s slow fashion posts have prompted me to question buying new clothes. Not that I have ever been a fashionista — I live in rural n.w. Wisconsin, FFS, and jeans are appropriate attire for pretty much anywhere I go. My standard … Continue reading
He was right, but not for the reason he thought. See the lopapeysa in its natural habitat!
Yarns: Zwerger Garn Opal Schafpate ‘8903 Silberdistel‘ and Kollage Yarns Sock-a-licious 7803. Needles: US#2-1/2 (foot and ankle) and US#4 (leg). Pattern: Wendy’s Generic Toe-Up Sock. Note that the legs are done in 1×1 ribbing. That is slower to knit, but … Continue reading
While I found myself in a frogging mood, I unraveled another thing that had been a WIP since at least November 2014. It is a little hard to tell from the photo, but the edge of the shawl was w-a-y … Continue reading
For the past couple years I have knitted something to contribute to an annual silent auction in May. 2015: 2016: 2017: Since this fundraiser is supports progressive causes, I think I will knit a couple pussyhats, too.
How do yarn shops, awash in scores of skeins of wool yarn, deal with moths? (Asking for a friend.) * * * * * We have all seen the hexipuff blankets bouncing around the interwebz. Whenever I see someone making the … Continue reading
It was almost three years ago when I started the Fairfield sweater. I knit the back to the armholes, then started the sleeves, knitting them both at the same time in an effort to ensure that they would be the … Continue reading
Back in aught-ten I won some yarn in a Webs contest that I didn’t even know that I had entered. The yarns were lovely, but I thought that the red and the blue were too luscious for socks (red is 80/20 … Continue reading
Remember this afghan? No? Here are some photos to remind you. When I put this down last April it was nine squares wide and four squares long. I have been working on it for a couple weeks, and it is … Continue reading