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Progress on Spring Brioche shawl.

I finished the long strip of light green. I used about 95 grams of the Wollmeise (which is a 150 grams skein). Its dimensions are 90 cm x 13 cm but it stretches to much more than that. 28 more words


Final studies for Spring Brioche Shawl and cast on.

Last weekend, as I was running out the door to go to that cat/wool party, I grabbed my silly little suitcase:

It looks terribly childish, especially next to… 1,645 more words


knitters' party: petting cats and wool

Yesterday I attended a knitters’ party where we were invited to pet Abyssinian cats:

How active this breed is! They want to know everything and they want to cuddle all the time. 1,570 more words


WIP Wednesday - Now with more slogging!

I may have been a bit disparaging towards the slog yesterday.   I meant it, I’m not a fan of slogging, trudging OR lumbering along but it serves a purpose and at the end, it’s totally worth it.   351 more words


WIP Wednesday - Planned Pooling

Planned pooling is something I’ve wanted to tackle for a long time! I’m finally getting the chance thanks to my friend Bambi and a bet I won.   309 more words


Cloudy nuvem

I was browsing through Ravelry during Chinese New Year and found out a nuvem knitted by musicomusico of Japan http://www.ravelry.com/projects/musicomusico/nuvem in which two colours were used for this hexagonal shawl. 100 more words


More swatching in two toned brioche

I completed the leafs on the end of the previous swatch and was decidedly not satisfied with the loose, messy look of my Brioche stitch. So I went down a couple of sizes and started knitting in 2mm needles instead of 2,75mm. 631 more words