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Archive for October, 2008

Last weekend, I noticed someone on Ravelry stash a skein of Actual Size sock yarn, and I simply had to head over to Etsy to see who was dyeing that awesome yarn. I bought this skein because its colors seemed perfectly appropriate for the season and for this Octobery edition of Fiber Fridays! I love [...]

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This week, I am working on the slooowest socks ever! I felt like I was being dutiful when I cast on the second Bellatrix sock, since it was the final sock in my collection of unfinished pairs. However, recently I’ve been more motivated to work on my vest, Rob’s gloves, and a couple of design [...]

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catriona back

I’ve been making daily progress on my Catriona cabled vest, and this weekend I was able to finish the back and cast on for the front. It doesn’t look very vest-y without the sleeve caps or neckline, but those cables sure do put on a show! Since the pattern is written magazine-style (in as few [...]

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We are coming to that time of year that every knit-blogger fears & loathes, the dark-when-you-leave, dark-when-you-get-home season of poor opportunities for photoshoots. To compensate, I am trying to plan ahead a little on my blog content… I have two posts’ subjects already planned out, and although one of them needs photos, at least I [...]

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So many of you expressed positive ideas about how last Friday’s yarn would knit up, that it really motivated me to start a project with it right away. Last winter, Rob was very picky about his choices for gloves, which is a difficulty for someone with larger-than-normal hands. He doesn’t like to have his hands [...]

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