Knitting in July….in spite of the humidity

Ankers Summer Top and Pink Ranunculas are done….woohoo! Sock are also done, the heels made perfect in the car knitting while waiting for M at an appointment. Bottom left is a beige silk/linen Cedar Pullover which has been frogged twice due to sizing issues. Who knew! I love the fabric and it should be loose […]

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Happy Tuesday!

Isn’t the Basket Weave sweater is progressing nicely? Its just a bit boxy like a comfy sweatshirt. As usual when designing on the fly, the first sleeve has been reworked…this is #4, to get the decrease slope correct. Sunday evening I was about 9″ in, when I realized I had a sleeve that would fit […]

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2020 – The Year of the Sweater?

Everywhere you turn, everything you hear…its all about current pandemic conditions. I’m done! I don’t want to hear or see anymore, leave me alone and let me knit in peace, take care of my husband, and work from my home office. Call me when I can go out again! On any given weekend, I would […]

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Saturday is for…finishing…and starting!

NYC daughter’s mitts are finished. I could say I planned the color patterning this way…but, miraculously the yarn decided to fade from dark to light in just the right way for the second one so they are almost identical. They are snug on me, so will fit my mini-me perfectly! I made this pattern up, […]

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January Socks…

This first pair of 2018 is out of what I consider my vanilla sock pattern (below)…I think every knitter has their own go to, this one is mine. I really enjoyed knitting this pair out of Old Oak Yarns in their Hardwood Sock Base, 75/25, 100g – 453, 32g remain for darning or some other […]

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