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Spinspiration: With a little Moxie

Every year I participate in NaKniSweMo and this year was no exception. I had a rough start – I got partway through knitting a sweater that didn’t fit well and I ended up changing tracks on November 14, giving myself just two weeks to knit an entire sweater.   52 more words


A Very Merry Guildmas

Last night was our December Ottawa Knitting Guild meeting.  It featured a slide show on the much vaunted brioche stitch (the focus of this year’s knitting challenge), a pot luck and of course, show and tell. 267 more words

Merry Sweater-mas

My last post sounded pretty dismal. It was the end of November and I had nearly finished my #NaKniSweMo2015 sweater when one of my cats suddenly had to go to the emergency vet. 292 more words


Blood, Sweat and Tears (NaKniSweMo 2015 - Part 6)

I finished the body of the sweater on Sunday, one day before the deadline. I wove in all the ends on the final day of the challenge. 116 more words


End of November Madness

The mad month of NaNoWriMo/NaKniSweMo challenges has come to an end! We were semi successful and slightly drained.

For most of the weekend all I did was knit and I was still weaving in ends a few hours before midnight yesterday. 213 more words


Cat Stole My NaKnitSweMo Knitting Mojo

NaKnitSweMo Fail.

I got really close. I knitted away diligently all month, working my fingers into red, sore little nubs.

#NaKniSweMo status: ready to start the cap of sleeve 1.

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In time for the official end of NaKniSweMo, as promised, here are some better shots of the sweater in action.

I’ve worn it a bunch already, and I’m amazed how not over heating it is, even in Aran weight.   142 more words