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Samen Finished and Blocked

So finally I have finished my Samen! I started this in November as a birthday present for my husband (his birthday is the start of January) and he is finally getting it now, in April, when the sun is shining and there is no need for it. 402 more words

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Pattern: Blackbird shawl

Just in time for it to stop being shawl and sweater season, I finally finished the knit shawl I have been working on since January. It’s only my second/third (second to start, third to finish) serious knitting project ever, so there were some hitches along the way, but I am all kinds of happy with the result. 2,219 more words

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FO - Two hats

This past week I finished up two very different hats.  This first one has been a frequent sight in the shop – Celeste’s Rocky Peak Ridge!   265 more words

Knitting

Knitting Sweaters: Do You Need Horizontal Bust Darts?

There are two primary forms of shaping that people talk about when they talk about bust shaping in knitting—vertical bust darts (or VBDs) and horizontal bust darts (or HBDs). 1,606 more words

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pendulum stripes

This is the Pendulum shawl that I started last week.  It’s the first totally garter stitch shawl I’ve done in quite a long time.  I might be crazy but I find knitting garter stitch easy, but at the same time very unforgiving of mistakes.It’s like a tight dress when you’ve gained 30 lbs. 52 more words

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