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Me, Me, Me

This “me only” December knitting is harder than I thought.  I’ve done a recent sorting of the stash, and it reminded me that I wanted to knit another… 233 more words


Phillips Fair Isle

I finished my foray into Fair Isle with 3 Christmas stockings for a good friend and his beautiful daughters!  I love the idea of everyone having similar stockings for Christmas — makes it feel like family! 206 more words

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Knitpicks Gossamer Sweet Pea

以前很喜欢段染的毛线,这段时间发现有些段染的花色真的很难选图样。 几年前买得Knitpicks Gossamer,颜色是紫色/紫红色; 现在真的想要用它,发现哪个图样,哪个图样完成后都不好看,真的太杯具了。
毛线: 由粉色,到紫色,到紫红色都很正

如果织蕾丝花,因为段染颜色变化比较大,掩盖了蕾丝花纹; 如果织平针,也因为段染颜色变化比较大,显得异常眼花缭乱:

最后我决定尝试这个长方形批肩,希望效果还过得去: 17 more words

Knitting 编织

Black Friday Stash Enhancement

Hawthorne Alameda and St Johns is on the left. Those will be used for socks. The light gray on the bottom is Capretta Platinum, for 2 different cowl patterns. 103 more words


Winter Wooly Worsted Review: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes

I’ve been doing a lot of knitting lately, but not a lot of blogging with you about knitting. This is mostly because I’d spent the last few months on a single project: the gigantic blanket in… 532 more words

Knitting & Crochet

FO FRIDAY: Girl, that's not your hat

A while back I tried to make Sarah Wilson’s Chi-Chi Slouchy Beret.

This was one of the more unflattering hats I’ve ever made.  I hadn’t read the pattern closely enough to see that I needed to knit the band on smaller needles; the lace pattern wasn’t as easily memorized as I thought, and the hat came out looking poufy and weird. 108 more words


Stroll sock yarn

I decided after posting yesterday that i needed to work on chicky’s second sock, but i quickly slammed on the brakes and veered off on another course.  72 more words