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Right after finishing Fetching helped get me out of my temporary knitting rut, I was doing Dashing. This pattern was apt for my purposes because Rob took a look at the gloves for me and said “I don’t care if those are for girls, I’d like a pair for next winter.” Thanks to Knitty and [...]

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I took advantage of some downtime this weekend to finish off a pair of Fetching – my third – that had been languishing thumbless for far too long. The yarn is Louisa Harding Grace – 50% wool 50% silk blend. I originally bought this yarn in Olive to make the Christmas bowtie for Pieter, but [...]

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It’s spring, the time when many animals are sheared so that their fiber can benefit others. Myself included. I went to Twisted Scissors today, and came away with a haircut I’m really pleased with– it’s a great time of year to shed hair and inhabit a new look. Especially when it was almost 5 years [...]

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Don’t you love when all the different aspects of your life show off their hidden harmony, and synchronized coincidences link up into recurring themes? Someone I met named Cornflower called this ‘being on time,’ as in, I may be late to work because I was in the aquarium store, but I was perfectly on schedule [...]

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Here in stark contrast to the seemingly endless Pimlico Shrug is Erika Knight’s Cable Sweater, a remarkably quick knit clocking in at 7 days. I haven’t decided yet whether to include the sequin embellishments called for in the pattern, but that won’t be an issue any time soon since I’ll need 20-degree weather to wear [...]

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