Wee Mitts

This is the last piece of the baby set I test-knit for Polarbears. The dog motif is back, so sweet!

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I wanted to name this post “Steeking is Fun”

(Edited to Add: Grandma wants to say Hello to her neighbor Dorothy!) But I thought that might scare away some people!

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

The dog sweater? It is done, steeks and all! I finished it last Friday. Pictures coming soon!

Meanwhile, here’s a few small items I recently made. Small projects are great distractions!

This baby hat is part of the test-knit mentioned earlier.

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Dog Days

It’s been a while since I last updated you all on Dad. He was able to go home in early October (nearly a month after the surgery). Last week, he had trouble breathing and the doctors found fluid around his lungs, so he was re-admitted to the hospital for treatment. He’s still at the hospital [...]

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Itchy Feet

The past two weeks have been pretty much a blur. I had an infected ankle (of all things!) during the Memorial Day weekend. It all started with itchy feet. No fun.

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Spring Green

For the past few days I’ve only been working on these.

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Spring Sock Drama

Exhibit A

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Victoriana

On Ravelry, I volunteered to test-knit a fingerless glove pattern for Hattie at Stitch Therapy. She was updating and converting the pattern from a blog post to PDF format and wanted new samples knit with currently/commonly available yarns and new photos.

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I knit the smallest size, even though I wasn’t sure they would fit [...]

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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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Colorless

Thank you to everyone who left kind and encouraging comments on my previous post. They were not only appreciated but also cheered me up. : )

As promised, I have pictures of my recently completed socks. They were a test knit for Schrödinger, so I cannot share the details at this time.

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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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