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Ravelry: Mosaic Blanket

This is not-very-secretly my husband’s favorite of the three baby blankets I made this year, and I don’t think it’s only because he chose the color scheme (which is based on the classic navy-and-red repp tie—or rep tie, if you’re… 265 more words


Monster Afghan - Hairy

I wasn’t kidding when I said I was almost done with the third square.

A lot of the choices in what to do so far for the squares has been based on what my friends shout out when I’m starting to chart a new one.   341 more words


Monster Afghan – Teefs

Teens has acutely been done for several days, I was just lazy in blocking it to post.

On this guy the body is still out of scrappy yarn, but I wanted to play with having more color work to break it up a little, as I wasn’t happy with how hard it was to see much on George. 317 more words


New Favorites: Colorwork plus

A variety of conversations and previews and proximity to experts lately has me itching to get some colorwork into my knittin queue, and I’m particularly smitten with these two patterns with just a little spot of something extra: 86 more words


Double knitting 

I just finished my third DK project. I’m got the knitting down pretty good but the cast on and off look bad.

This is my first project, I got the chart off the internet and used the kitchener method to bind off. 124 more words


Time to Strategize

I’m sure this can’t just be me: does anyone else out there have an unmanageable queue of planned projects?  I sure do!  Yesterday I forced myself to sit down and plan out what order I’ll be doing my upcoming projects in and assigned some due dates (and even start dates) to a few of them.   607 more words


New Skills

I think I might be a process knitter.  I’m not really sure, though.  I can’t really imagine knitting something that I or some intended recipient wouldn’t use, so in that way I’m a practical knitter, but I’m also always eager to try the next thing.   618 more words