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One thing about all the knitting-for-hire I’ve been doing is that I can’t show the pictures of my work online for varying amounts of time after the project is due. For the projects I do for Knit Picks, I just have to wait until the next catalog cycle or website update when they launch their [...]

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I hope these photos of the finished Catenary shawl give you the impression of just how much I like it! As you can probably guess, I love wearing red. Well, I also love wearing Wollmeise, I love living in a place where the temperate-yet-changeable weather gives lots of opportunities for accessorizing with scarves, and I [...]

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Ahh, the magic of blocking. I could not be happier with Catenary’s transformation! All the weird lumpiness from the short rows is gone, showing just a gorgeously curved shawl shape and all the lace detail in the edging. The overall size grew a LOT– I forgot to measure but you can get a sense of [...]

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I finished a shawl project on Monday, and I am so excited to block it today, if the rain holds off long enough for me to do it on the porch. It’s going to be one of those dramatic transformations from its pre-blocked state to its final form, so I made sure to take the [...]

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Here’s another commission knitting project, where I got fabulous professional images back to show for it. You might recall that I knitted the Master Charles hat out of O-wool Classic back in December for Tot Toppers to show as a model. My photos were OK, although those styrofoam head shots always seem a little creepy. [...]

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