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FO Friday: Nangou

Done done done! May I present Nangou!


Pattern: Nangou by Melanie Berg

Needles: US 5s

Yarn: Hansen Hand Dyes Mega Merino in Boys Don’t Cry for main color. 90 more words

Knitting

October Sky Shawl

I’ve always enjoyed looking at the stars. I grew up trying to identify constellations and learning about all of their backstories. When I first started hanging out with Lexsarch we spent a lot of time stargazing together (or as best we could in our light polluted city). 459 more words

Finished Objects

Summer of Basics #2 and #3.

Continuing on with my second item for #SummerofBasics, I made a self-drafted linen gauze tank, heavily inspired by Karen Templer’s version. I made a patch pocket pattern piece and fully intended to use it, but I forgot to sew them on before joining the front + back, and decided to wait until the top came together to see if it felt right to add them. 356 more words

Sewing

FO: Beach Hut Socks

Another Finished Object, and yes, it’s socks again. You will soon learn that I make more socks than anything else. They’re small, portable projects that fit in my handbag, and have short rounds so I can stop at any time without being in the middle of a row. 544 more words

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Itch to Stitch Beausoleil Top

I made a thing! I picked up this lovely herringbone chambray from LA Finch Fabrics last summer, and finally found a perfect use for it. When I first saw the new  272 more words

Finished Objects

Nangou Needs Blocking

The knitting of my Nangou is done!!


Here she is in all her unblocked glory! After a good spa day I’ll tuck in the ends just in time to take better photos and put this away for summer. 37 more words

Knitting

Thursday threads

I was going to do separate WIP Wednesday and FO Friday posts, but instead I’m globbing them together in a single “Thursday threads.” It’s almost summer, and we all have things we’d rather be doing than writing/reading blog posts, right? 388 more words

Knitting