Category Archives: knitting

Three on Thursday: FOs.

Three things I have finished recently: This hat for donation. I just felt like knitting a hat, so I did. Stranded colorwork is not my forte nor my pleasure, so I kept it to a minimum here. The hat is … Continue reading

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The afghan.

I started this project in March 2016 with no particular purpose. I had gotten the idea of a mitered square scrap afghan where every other square was white (-ish). It seemed like such a fun project that I gathered appropriate … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Last Thursday we went out to run errands and have an early dinner. What to knit in the car? The mitered square afghan — nearly done! — is way, way too big to be portable, but I have noticed that … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: October 2006.

Remember the Dulaan Project? That’s where these FOs were destined.  08 October 2006 In which I display [lots of] FOs… …and more pictures than you may want to see. My apologies to those on dial-up. No. 1 (each stripe is … Continue reading

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FFotD & helping.

I am currently knitting teeny hats for the East African Preterm Birth Initiative. These little honeys ares pure stash-busting, potato-chip knitting for a good cause. I am using the worsted weight pattern at the linked site, but there are sport … Continue reading

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Unraveled (for realz).

Joining Kat and friends. I had a couple handknits that I had made but which I never, or almost never, wore. Awhile back it occurred to me that I could frog them and reclaim the yarn. Here is their story. … Continue reading

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The cowl sisters!

Smokey and I had brunch with Cathy–Cate and her husband, Mike, today. They spent the weekend in our area to canoe the river, admire the fall colors, and attend a local fiber festival. As requested, she brought along her yarny purchases … Continue reading

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Sweater thoughts.

I have the itch to cast on a sweater for myself; a nice cardigan or something with cables or maybe something simple knit from gorgeous yarn. But I am Being A Grownup. My first priority must be to Finish All Most … Continue reading

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Foliage photo of the day, etc.

Let’s do some bullets, ‘kay? I cooked my right hand in a heating pad on Wednesday night. Thursday morning, as I write this, that hand definitely feels better than the left. Heat FTW! Thank you all for your many suggestions … Continue reading

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Tragedy!

Well, it may not be everyone’s definition of a tragedy, but when I tell you about it I am sure that you will agree with me that it IS a tragedy. Both my thumb joints — the carpometacarpal joint, to be … Continue reading

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