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Train Knitting Roundup

I’ve always got a small project bag or two on hand with portable little projects for train and bus time. Thanks to the snow and a book deadline, though, the past two months haven’t been very travel-y at all. 230 more words


Wonderful time in #jayblanchardpark having a late lunch and...

Wonderful time in #jayblanchardpark having a late lunch and FaceTime with my boyfriend, then more #knitting on my #hitofude . #hitofudecardigan #slippedstitchstudios #slippedstitchstudiosprojectbag #ravenclaw #malabrigo #malabrigoyarn #malabrigomechita #chiaogoo (at Jay Blanchard Park)



On The Needles - February 2018

What’s on my needles right now!

With a couple things done, some more have been added.

  • Themisto Hat – I’m about 1/3 to 1/2 done with the already and that include a near start-over due to skipping a pair of rows (I wondered by the first cable was so short. 
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Spring Bloom Mitts

I finished knitting these mitts just before the end of the year. They’re the Spring Bloom Mitts designed by Rachel Atkinson for Loop London. It’s a free pattern, if you want to try: … 68 more words

My first and nth socks

Socks are one of those specialised districts of knitting that seems arcane and intense. I’ve never really felt like I needed a pair – not plain enough, not blank enough – and then something about my mid-thirties obviously caught up with me, and I was suddenly petting variegated and hand-dyed sock yarns like a woman possessed. 361 more words

Ghost Brioche Shawl

One of the things I wanted to learn was brioche knitting. Made popular by Nancy Marchant, Stephen West, Andrea Mowry, Lavanya Patricella, Lesley Anne Robinson, and many more, this challenging stitch technique adds a depth and squooshiness to knitting that I wanted to master. 168 more words



Every person experiences stress in one way or another. Whether it be work, school, family, or merely looking towards the future, life can be stressful. So, in a world full of stress, how can we get that blessed relaxation? 560 more words