Category Archives: Unraveled Wednesdays

Unraveled #10.

Actual unraveling has happened. This pattern, as intriguing and attractive as it is, wasn’t turning out as well as I had hoped. Like any number of others, if it had been for me I might have kept muddling on going. … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #9.

Not a lot of unraveling this week, thank FSM. I packed away the worsted squares afghan in order to start some Christmas knitting. (I know. Crazy, right?) I generally do not do Christmas knitting, although for the past couple years … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #8.

The consensus on afghan length was that bigger is better. As much as I want it to be done, I think the hive mind is absolutely correct. Gale summed it up best: “Go big on the afghan. I’ve never curled … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #7.

I finished listening to Exit West by Mohsin Hamid on the drive to Sioux Falls last week. What a good book it was. It took the story of two young people who chose to emigrate from a suspiciously Middle Eastern-flavored-but-unnamed … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #6.

The afghan has left the Kingdom of Squareness and entered the Empire of True Rectangularity. Unhappily, this transition has also caused the laws of physics and mathematics and knitting to no longer apply. Allow me to explain. Every mitered square … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #5.

I haven’t frogged an entire project for a few months, but that doesn’t mean there has not been frogging. The patchwork afghan grows steadily, but even simple garter stitch defeats me occasionally. As EZ pointed out long ago, ripping out … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #4.

Joining Kat for Unraveled Wednesdays! After deciding I had made enough dead baby buntings, I returned to the never-ending afghan knitting. As for unraveling, that always happens somewhere in the knitting — a dropped stitch, a forgotten decrease. On a … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #3.

  So. I made a hat. Well, not really a hat. So. What it is, exactly? It’s a stump cover. M, wife of the guy, D, who does yard word and other miscellaneous chores around here — right now he … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #2.

(Damn. This is the second third time I have had to write this post. WordPress keeps losing it even though I saved it multiple times! That used to happen all the time to people on TypePad, but this is the first … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Reading. Finishing American War by Omar El Akkad. I got distracted in the middle by having to quickly read Hillbilly Elegy for my book club (more on that in a minute), but I’m back to War again. I would recommend the … Continue reading

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