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A Fine Day For Fair Isle

What better way to welcome spring than with a ear warmer headband?

For the last two weekends, I have been working on learning how to knit fair isle/ stranded color work.   548 more words


Spread a Little Thin

So many knitting projects, so little time!  In spite of all my plans and firm resolves, I currently have three medium to big projects on the needles, as well as more or less keeping up with the Geek-A-Long afghan squares.   488 more words


WIP Wednesday: Gloves and Socks

I’m kinda creating again. Mostly I’m starting things and losing steam or finishing things and not being happy with them. I don’t know that I’m getting past the grief or coping any better .. 375 more words


Pattern: Snowflake Mitts

A friend recently sent me a photo of his son wearing socks on his hands, because the baby mittens they had were flimsy and fell off constantly. 368 more words


Buttercup Cardigan

I’ve had the idea for this cardigan in my mind for a long time, but haven’t had the mind space to put it together.  It’s a little bit of a daunting task, because the stitch pattern has three different gauges that have to be taken into account, not to mention that I just haven’t had the money to buy lovely yarn with, or the time to knit.  289 more words


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