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More Knitting Adventures

My brain is still wired to socks right now. I’m about 10 rows away from casting off the one I’m working on, and then I just have to seam it. 184 more words



A year ago today I took some scrap yarn and knitting needles and knit my first sample of garter stitch. Fast forward to now and I’m still knitting. 658 more words


Knitting Update: We Have Dishcloths

When I last wrote on learning how to knit, I was swatching like mad.

Eventually, you wear yourself out on swatching, and you have to dive in and make an actual thing. 605 more words


Smashlee does the UK (and other cool stuff)

This summer has been quite exciting so far! I’ve managed to go a trip of a lifetime to the UK ( something I’ve wanted to do since I was 4 and YES, it was amazing as I dreamt it would be). 515 more words


Why knit? More like...why not?*

So up to this point a lot of the crafting I’ve done & shared on the blog has been sewing or painting, which are still super fun activities! 474 more words


The K Word, or: Knitting Is Hard

Last year, my mother brought me a bunch of things from her abode that she was ridding herself of; a large bag she gave to me yielded a bunch of knitting needles in all sizes and textures, some magazines from the 70s and 80s, and some really old yarn that I ended up pitching. 1,207 more words


Easter Weekend

I hope you all had a happy Easter. Here in Switzerland we get 4 days off, celebrating  Good Friday and Easter Monday, so I am still enjoying my long weekend. 981 more words