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Checkered Heel and Stripey Toe

It’s raining and my back hurts. I guess I’ll blog.
Knitting has been a bit rough lately because my back is aching. The good news is that I’m on the mend, after many physical therapy (brutal!) sessions, and now visits to a chiropractor. 310 more words

My Knitting Life

New Pattern Release: Muireann

She’s finally here! The top-down girls’ cardigan you’ve been waiting for. Or, at least, the pattern I’ve been taking ages to release to you.

I wrote this pattern in 2011 and it’s been in the back of my mind since then to get it into shape for general release.  446 more words

Knitting - FOs

One trip EVERY month: October - Who says Canberra is boring?

Some months, rather than leave town, I go tripping around my local area and have just as good a time as if I’d taken a trip to the sea.  564 more words


New years resolutions, revisisted

Well, I can knock 2 items off the list.  My Lopi  Ulf-Hildur is finished.  I tried the duplicate stitch on it and hated it, so I ripped it out.   345 more words


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I finished up my second Honey Cowl.

I prefer to call it the Morse Code Cowl.

I like this pattern best in two colors to make the dots and dashes pop. 125 more words


Second things sometime need a little attention too...

…a sequel to In praise of first things.

Years and years ago, after I made a few more garter stitch scarves for friends and family, and falling just as hard for knitting with wool as I did for alpaca, not to mention… 287 more words


It's done - Maurie's Prayer Shawl

Maurie had a vision – she was inspired by colors from a rug/throw that she has….then she and her friends knit this prayer shawl for a friend of theirs. 70 more words