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I’ve a bit of progress to show on the STR sock… a toe! I decided to knit a plain ol’ stockinette sock for my first time with this yarn, to let the colors and the blooming texture speak for themselves, and also because mindless knitting is what I like to take to work and also [...]

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        It’s time. Time that I find out for myself what all the hype is about. I’ve bought myself some Socks That Rock yarn, and I am totally wowed by the colors, and all set to try it out on some socks. I thought the colors of the Cracked Canyon colorway looked [...]

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I tried on the nearly-completed Tofutsies sock, and because it was arguably too small for me, the tension of stretching around my ankle created an unsightly ladder between the SSK’s and the K2tog’s of the chevron pattern. But I really do like this yarn! I was particularly taken with the color pooling of the slip-stitch [...]

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There I was, wearing a handknit sweater, using handmade oven mitts to take the muffins from scratch out of the oven, when it hit me: I’d like to learn basket weaving. I don’t have a thing to put these warm fresh muffins in! All snuggly with a clean cloth napkin..

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It took since November but today I blocked and am wearing America’s Next Top Raglan.. no wait, that’s what I’ve been watching with all my spare time since the knitting is done. What I finished was Emily’s First Bulky Raglan, using the raglan schematic from Ann Budd’s book and 1239 yards of Brown Sheep Lamb’s [...]

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