Category Archives: Scarves

Road trip!

Elder Son graduates from his residency program this weekend, so we are off to Sioux Falls. It’s a six-hour trip one way, more or less, so that means… NEW PROJECT! Ahem. Yeah, I already have a portable project OTN, but … Continue reading

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You would do the same. You know you would.

I am leaving tomorrow for a two-day conference that is a 5-hour car ride away. I am taking three (3) knitting projects. What? You wouldn’t take that many? Don’t be silly; of course you would. I’ve got the yarn all … Continue reading

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More knitting.

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.

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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: do I hear…?

Pattern: Underlying Structures by Jennifer Kirchenbauer. When I saw this pattern on MadameDafargeKnits, I knew I had to make it. Yarn: Plymouth DK Superwash, color 1131. Needles: US#5. As I said on the Ravelry page, I was fascinated immediately when … 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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Commenters, step forward!

My stats say that this blog gets 75 – 100 page views every day. But I get five comments per post, tops. Perhaps it's my subject matter? On the rare occasional that I blog about knitting, the comment count rises … Continue reading

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It was 20 40 years ago today!

(Listen to it twice. PRESTO! 40 years.)   So we celebrated. I got out our wedding album, and we and Younger Son looked at the pictures of the day. Then we listened to Billy Idol singing White Wedding while we ate our … Continue reading

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What did you knit on your road trip, Kat™?

I started the Ann Arbor/New York trip with: a second sock OTN: the linen stitch scarf OTN: a cake of yarn for a second cowl like this one. In a fit of unbridled optimism I also brought along the Fairfield … Continue reading

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