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WiP Wednesday: Rock Island Shawl

I think I’ve mentioned before that I like a challenge. In knitting and in life, I tend to go for things 100%, to jump in with both feet, to act first and worry about consequences later (well, as much as a neurotic overthinker can). 447 more words



Project: Astrid the Viking

Pattern: Leif & Astrid

Yarn: Lett Lopi and Rowan Baby Alpaca DK

I’d been planning to knit this doll for years, but I didn’t work up the courage until now. 176 more words


Celebrate!: The Fetes of February

Still riding on my posting high from yesterday, I thought I’d bang out the fourth installment of Celebrate!

February is shaping up to be a productive month. 235 more words


Prepping for Winter Term

On January 1, HPKCHC’s Winter 2015 Term will start.  I’m excited to be earning points again, so I’ve been trying to plan what I’ll be knitting over the next three months… 231 more words


Project vs. Process Knitting

On this cloudy day, I find myself with not much to write about.  I have many WIP’s on the needles, but none ready to show of yet.   236 more words


Early Christmas!

When I gave my mom her Christmas present, she gave me an early present, too.  For the last two years, I’ve been knitting on an interchangeable set of Karbonz.   404 more words


Explaining HPKCHC

It is not entirely coincidental that I chose to start this blog in late November/December.  You see, I knew that would give my readers a chance to see my normality before I explain one of the biggest parts of my life as a knitter: The… 292 more words