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WendyKnits MKAL...yes, STILL!

I am a profoundly slow knitter. Actually I don’t think I’m slow so much as I don’t put enough time in. I try to get in at least 2 hours a day of “needle time” in before bed, but I want to put more time into it. 183 more words


Garter Graft

Hey you, meticulous knitter! Have you ever used kitchener stitch on a garter stitch project only to end up with a regrettable scar of stockinette across your lovely little uniform garter ridges? 334 more words


Interesting stitches, on purpose and by accident

Steff and I had arranged to grab a coffee for last night’s knitting lesson. Somewhere between leaving work and getting coffee (George Street, to be precise), that plan evolved somewhat and, before I knew it I had a glass of Sicilian red in my hand and a bowl of crispy squid in front of me. 156 more words


The UFO has landed!


So yeah, I think this is the second-longest project I’ve had going, and it’s not amazing, and it wasn’t difficult, and I guess this is a great example of me going off on a tangent, getting sidetracked, distracted, moving-on-to-other-things-before-finishing-something-else-first, etc., etc., etc.   557 more words


My first test knit

Pattern: Polly (to be released soon)

Designer: Elizabeth Brassard

Yarn: Ella Rae Classic Superwash in Deep Red, Vanilla, Light Grey, Deep Navy, Charcoal, Moody Blue… 305 more words


Emily Explains: Seaming Garter Stitch

With the recent fall weather, I long for squishy and cozy garter stitch knits. Why garter stitch? It’s simple, so you can enjoy a nice conversation with a friend or a good movie while knitting. 100 more words



Oh Lord… & Taylor.

I was in the process of doing my power-walk from 34th street to 96th street, when this sweater broke my neck.  I do my best to not be a rude New Yorker. 779 more words