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I love duplicate stitch!

I’ve dabbled in colorwork a little bit in the past, knitting up little swatches of fair isle or striping, but I’ve never attempted to incorporate colorwork into a project. 401 more words


It's All in the Details

Whew. One sleeve and a collar to go on my Ebba Pullover. I’m hoping to finish it this week, which would mean the entire sweater took less than a month to knit . 56 more words


Ebba Pullover: A Sweater with Attitude

I’ve *just* finished the main body of the Ebba Pullover and I am in love. I don’t want to spoil the big reveal, so this is all I can bring myself to share at the moment. 48 more words


Jogging so Fast

I’ve been chugging away on my Fightin’ Words mitts as best as I can. I added a round and a half last night while watching Full Frontal (Late night comedy on TBS hosted by Samantha Bee- not a porno), trying to keep my gauge from tightening in frustration¬† 176 more words

No fun at all

Dabbling in new genres, in both knitting and writing, surely makes one grow as an artist, but you’re always taking a risk that the result will be UGH WHY DID I DO THAT. 199 more words

Adventures in Intarsia

Around Thanksgiving I announced to my mom that I was going to make my dad a pair of argyle socks for Christmas. At the time I had no idea what I was getting myself into. 745 more words


Knitting 101: Getting "Fancy"

If you have made it this far in knitting and you’re comfortable with all the stitches I’ve shown you so far, CONGRATULATIONS! You are now prepared to graduate from beginner to intermediate patterns! 1,171 more words

Knitting 101