Category Archives: Squares

Squares go marching on.

One night I had an idea. What if I made a mitered square blanket, alternating white-ish squares with colored ones? It would be an easy project, although a long one, and I like knitting mitered squares. And it would be … Continue reading

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Squarely on target.

Handeyecrafts asked back in December for her readers to make 6″ squares to be sewn into blankets for charities. I am all about charity knitting, and squares, and using up odds and ends of stash, so I joined up. Kim puts out … Continue reading

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What I knit in 2013.

Hover over the photos to see the comments. Twelve squares.   Five baby bibs.      Four pairs of socks.*       Four pairs fingerless gloves of varying lengths.       Four hats.     Four dishcloths.   … Continue reading

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Squared out.

I thought the deadline for the Newtown squares was March 1 so I finished up with them this week. Turns out the deadline is March 31, but I'm squared out after a dozen.   As you might be able to … Continue reading

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More random.

Elizabeth asked in the comments yesterday whether our heating system couldn't be tweaked to get the maximum heat out of the available water flow. Yes, indeed, the guy who installed it has made at least a dozen trips here to … Continue reading

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OTN.

My own, longer fingerless gloves. First one done except for thumb and weaving in ends, the other about one-third done. Progress interrupted because these (scroll down past the donation information). Aqua square at right left done in brocade stitch from Barbara Walker's … Continue reading

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2009: That was the year that was.

January. Well, there was this (bad). And there was this (good) (from left, Wendy, me, Chris, and Susan). On the knitting front:   February. Good intentions.   Snow and cold. Knitting: March. Winter melted away. Knitting. April. Spring arrived in … Continue reading

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