feline friday

Feb 29th, 2008 knitting, pets
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I’ve been rummaging through the archives adding older knitting projects to my Ravelry notebook. I’m glad I had this blog to help me keep records in those pre-Rav days, but I also have plenty of projects that predate even the blog, most of which I don’t have pictures of. And somehow I don’t think pictures of well-worn, used socks would look that great online. Anyway,…

sock shades

Feb 27th, 2008 knitting, swaps
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I really like the colors of this yarn. It was part of a much-appreciated Christmastime package from Bobbi. I was inspired by both the sock yarns she sent, but this one in particular was pleasing because it’s just my colors… those earthy brown and greens are my “thing” these days, plus I’m a known lover of orange.   So the real question is: how could…

weekend woolies

Feb 25th, 2008 knitting
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I lived up to the meaning of my name this weekend by industriously and diligently knitting up a storm. After finishing my cardigan, I turned to working on the delightfully fuzzy Prairie Boots from Cocoknits. This is a really fun pattern, and (much like the loafers pattern) it’s neat to watch the boot take shape during the short rows and picked-up stitches from the sole….

edgewater and ice

Feb 23rd, 2008 knitting, work
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This weekend, I’m pleased to have both a newly finished cardigan and a sunny day to photograph it! I just shopped for and sewed on the buttons today, and since I blocked it earlier in the weekend, I can now call the Thick and Thin Cardigan Coat from Fitted Knits an officially finished object and wear it out in all it’s glory. Even though it’s…

cotton coming

Feb 22nd, 2008 knitting, yarn p8rn fridays
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Despite the icy weather and the bulky sweater, woolly socks and slipper knitting, I’m starting to get ready for warm-weather projects, too. I’m definitely ready for summer weather, and thanks to a Ravelry swap, my yarn stash is getting ready, too. I have 6 skeins of King Tut Cotton, which I’m thinking will become the Drop Stitch Lace Tank from Fitted Knits (Ravelry link). My…