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Beatnik - The Final Chapter

It’s done! And it fits like a glove. Usually when I make sweaters the sleeves are a bit too short, but this time I went too far in the other direction. 22 more words

Crafting

Emily Explains: Reaching the End of Your Shawl, Chock

For those of you who are participating in the Chock knit-along, you are doing great! 125 more words

Knitting

'Plan, Make, Finish, Wear' and then ...

Now, the question becomes who thought of this motto first, VK or me?  The motto I am now seeing heading the instruction pages in recent issues of… 1,007 more words

Knitting

Finished Arc

I finished my Arc pullover and am absolutely thrilled, wearing it for the first time today. The first time wearing something is always a bit of a test: does it drape/fit the way it’s supposed to, even when moving around, does it match the type of weather I envisioned wearing it in, is it comfortable to wear, is it going to shift and stretch out in strange ways? 332 more words

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Beatnik - Part 1

Last summer I fell in love with Norah Gaughan’s Beatnik sweater. I mean, look at those cables, how could I not? It’s a pleasurable knit that isn’t as complicated as it looks, plus I’m knitting it in the round so it’s even easier. 117 more words

Crafting

Lopsided

Admit is coming along. I’ve gotten about 8″ of 13″ of the body. At about the 5″ point I realized that I made a mistake. The mistake is not the stitch pattern because it… 77 more words