Potholders

By chance, I found out that Metro Meals on Wheels were asking for donations of handmade (knit, crochet, or sew) potholders. They would be used by drivers or given to clients. They are looking to collect 800 by this coming holiday season (deadline Dec 5), but have an ongoing goal of 8,000. Look for the [...]

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Multiplicity

I managed to squeeze in some time to knit a few hats for k3tog’s Preemie Hat drive.

My goal was to knit as many hats as I could get out of a 68-gram leftover ball of Bernat Softee Baby.  So how many hats was I able to get from that 68 grams?

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Goldilocks

When I started putting away the few colors of left over Wool-Ease I had pulled from stash for the Gansey Watch Cap, it occurred to me that I could make my own marled yarn by mixing and holding different color strands together as one yarn.

But what to make? Hats! I needed to add a [...]

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Very Warm Hat

Here’s a Finished Object that I’m very late blogging. It’s also my very first EZ project. FuzzyBritches’ Warm Up the Winter gave me the perfect opportunity to knit a Very Warm Hat, which I’ve wanted to knit for quite a while now.

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Triple-patterned

As I finished up the baby items back in September, I was really craving stimulation; I wanted to knit something a bit complicated, something that required a lot of attention. I knew stranded colorwork was exactly what I needed. 

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Oceans of Tweed

Schrödinger has posted her sock pattern! She provides both cuff-down and toe-up instructions. I think it’s a really nice unisex pattern that works well with tonal or subtly variegated yarns. Her socks are knit in a great Trekking XXL colorway.

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I’ve Gone Purple!

I guess I haven’t been a very good knitblogger lately. :/ Partly because I’ve been obsessively knitting a stalled shawl and then a simple scarf for a silent auction fundraiser, another scarf of my own design, and partly because of the technology blahs.

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Show & Tell

Other than the Color Blox socks I posted about last weekend, I haven’t been able to share my recent FOs.

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In progress…

Sock Count (Pairs)

  • 2009 ~ 2
  • 2008 ~ 7
  • 2007 ~ 18 (1 baby)
  • 2006 ~ 20 (14 adult)
  • 2005 ~ 2
  • 2004 ~ 5
  • 2003 ~ 1
  • Total (sans 2009): 53

Just Stuff

  • Six Sox Knitalong
  • Sockamania Club Knitalong
  • zMeme
  • zRavelry
  • zSock Nation
  • zTSFB

 

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