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In which I tempt a curse and thus far succeed

In the knitting universe, there is a phenomenon known as “The Sweater Curse,” whereby if you knit a sweater for your significant other, the relationship will end during the knitting of or sometime in the near future. 1,036 more words

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woolens | seeds hat.

This is my finished Seeds Hat from Jared Flood’s (of the always brilliant Brooklyn Tweed) book Woolens, which came out last fall. Despite scooping up the book as soon as it was released, it wasn’t until last week that I finally picked my first project. 206 more words

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Pretty much perfect in every way

I’ve written a lot of posts about the Tinder Cardigan that I have been knitting for Emma. Some of them funny, some of them frustrated, and many of them nit-picky.   610 more words

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The continuing saga of Tinder (the cardigan, that is!)

Thank you to everyone who chimed in with advice on this post regarding the Tinder Cardigan I am knitting for Emma.  It really helps to get good advice and I so appreciate the dialogue I have with readers of this blog.   467 more words

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Not feeling the Shelter love

My current project is a cardigan for my daughter Emma, knit with Brooklyn Tweed’s worsted weight wool, Shelter.  This is one of those love-it or hate-it yarns; it seems to draw equal numbers of complaints and accolades.   619 more words

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woolens x weeknight dinner.

Jared Flood’s new book is a dream. As if my obsession with Brooklyn Tweed yarns and patterns could get any stronger, enter Woolens.

If you haven’t grabbed a copy, please do. 38 more words

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How long is your hand? (The non-Trump edition)

Conversations with Emma about a sweater.

Subtitled: “in which things move from the ordinary to the ridiculous”

Alternatively subtitled: “do I have to send her to a doctor?” 2,200 more words

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