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Knitting W. I. P.

I have been taking a wee break from my sewing and focusing quite a bit on my knitting. I did tape together a PDF pattern that I am testing this morning, but I haven’t decided what fabric I shall be using for it yet. 323 more words


New Skills

I think I might be a process knitter.  I’m not really sure, though.  I can’t really imagine knitting something that I or some intended recipient wouldn’t use, so in that way I’m a practical knitter, but I’m also always eager to try the next thing.   618 more words


"Flax" by Tin Can Knits

It’s finished and my husband wore it on Friday!

I loved knitting Flax by Tin Can Knits!

Flax is a free pattern for a simple top down sweater with an interesting and different sleeve treatment called a grater sleeve. 250 more words


Blanket Policy

I have learnt from experience there are a few things a knitter should take into account when making things for babies.

  1. They grow really, really fast.
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Flax for Sam

I have finished my first sweater! Huzzah!

I sort of feel like I did everything possible to keep from finishing this dang thing. I made a mistake on the shoulders, but soldiered forward. 402 more words


Sweaters for Penguins

No, I’m not really knitting a sweater for a penguin. Unless you count my youngest nephew as one and, honestly, he’s about the size of some of them. 739 more words


Unpopular Opinion: Brooklyn Tweed

My friend Chantal teaches a ‘Learn to Knit’ class at our local LYS. She talks about how there are two types of knitters – the ones who find a project, and then find the perfect yarn for it; and ones who just buy whatever yarn they feel like and figure it out later. 844 more words