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Book Review: Ann Budd's Top-Down Sweaters

Did you hear that?

Maybe you didn’t hear me hollering like a crazy fool.

It’s with good cause that I would holler.  I just took advantage of Knit Pick’s big ol’ sale and got myself a copy of Ann Budd’s new book “The Knitter’s Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters. 523 more words

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On The Bookshelf: New Directions In Sock Knitting

From the publisher: New Directions in Sock Knitting uses a variety of knitting techniques including double knitting, intarsia in the round, short-row shaping, mirrored color and texture patterns, and multi-directional knitting in both traditional and innovative ways.

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A New Sweater On My Needles

It’s time for a new sweater!  This one’s for my husband, and I’m not going to make it into a pattern or anything (which feels oddly luxurious- I guess I’ve been writing a too many patterns). 358 more words

Sweater

You did Ann Budd’s workshop; you can fix that!

When my friend S asked me last week what else I was working on, I told her I was still knitting my Ley Lines shawl but omitted to mention that I was also working on something for her birthday! 381 more words

Projects

You win some...

You lose some. Or so I thought, when I reflected that I had completed and surpassed the challenges I’d set myself for the sock KAL with the Aussie Sock Knitters group, but failed by half a shawl in Joji Locatelli’s Fall Knit Along. 274 more words

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A Guston for My Boy

I think it’s safe to say there is no person in this world that appreciates my knitting more than my son. I’m not sure how much of it is because he loves me and how much of it is because he loves what I make, but whatever the case I just love to knit for him. 900 more words

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