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Competition Pushes us Forward

Not just in business and innovation, but also in…you guessed it! KNITTING. Since July 15th, I’ve been participating in a community knit-along competition/fundraiser called Tour-de-Sock… 709 more words


Blocked! on blocking and unblocking the blocking block

I have a secret bag that has been getting fuller over the last year or so.  No not the stash!  It’s a bag full of finished lace shawls that have been languishing in need of being blocked.   1,163 more words


Starting Point wrap

In the interest of stashbusting, and because I saw so many beautiful examples, I knitted up a Starting Point wrap by designer Joji Locatelli.

I used some beautiful colorways of… 56 more words


WIP Summary: June 2017

June has proven to be a busy and trying month. It has been hot and emotional, and I didn’t get as much knitting done as I thought I would, and I’m not at all prepared with photographs of most of my still in-progress projects. 536 more words


Lark Rise Shawl - finished object Friday

Although I’ve been knitting for years (since ’09 or ’10) I had, until recently, yet to knit one traditional knitter’s project: a shawl. I made this one for my wife’s grandmother, and my lovely wife models it in the photos here. 62 more words


WIP Summary: May 2017

Pattern: Find Your Fade
Yarn: Madelinetosh Euro Sock (Antler, Havana , Crudo, Burnished)

If I had to pick a “WIP of the month,” it would probably be my Find Your Fade. 427 more words


Rosa, a short sleeved ruffly sweater

So.  It’s been awhile.  I know.  I’ve been done with this sweater for an embarrassingly long time without writing about it.  Due in part to our terrible rainy spring weather, which makes it difficult to photograph properly; and due in part to the current stage of life Gumball is in.   1,303 more words