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Archive for April, 2009

This knitting project is a fun one, in lots of ways. I’m doing a knit-along with two of my coworkers for the Hopscotch Socks… we are all using the same colorway, but each of use are picking up a different color to coordinate with for the heels & toes. We are all at roughly the [...]

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pawprint

I’m thinking that today’s motif will be a popular one… people who love animals tend to really LOVE animals! Who doesn’t know a dog owner or two who treats their pets like their children, complete with wallet-sized photos and birthday parties? The pawprint motif is for them– wouldn’t it look nice on a felted bag [...]

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I think today ends my orphan laceweight skeins series! I do have lace yarns that are already dedicated to project ideas, most of which I have already featured here in the past. Others, like today’s yarn, are just pretty or more recent acquisitions, and I don’t have any ideas for them just yet… so you [...]

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My latest finished project is these Jaywalkers, and I love them. It’s actually the third time I’ve made this pattern — more than I’ve repeated any other pattern — but only the first time I’ve used Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock for socks! I’ve used that yarn for other projects like scarves and gloves before, but [...]

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dsc06086

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you know that I’ve been hard at work brainstorming and knitting up colorwork motifs. It’s a weekly routine I’ve been enjoying the familiarity of: thinking and charting during the week, knitting on Saturdays, blocking and photos on Sundays, and blogging on Mondays. This new pattern – “Alphamitts” [...]

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