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Staying Home Some More

I baked. I organized cabinets. I sorted out cookbooks. I tidied the living room. I did virtual church and had conversations with my daughters. I wrote reviews. I knitted. The continuing quarantine (except for people who are going around spreading […]

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Cloverleaf Complete

I finished the Cloverleaf Top and I quite like it. It’s very comfortable; That’s not how I’ll wear it. I’m definitely too old to have bare arms. It’s a good layering piece, though. Now I no longer have a Zombie […]

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I-Cord Bind-Off

The Cloverleaf Top uses an I-Cord Bind-Off. I have encountered I-Cord before, but have not been successful with it. The “I” stands for “idiot,” so it is a little embarrassing that I couldn’t do it on that previous project, but […]

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Cloverleaf, Two Skeins

This is two skeins of KnitPicks’s CotLin, color way Surf, working up into the Cloverleaf Top from KnitPicks’s book Renew. I love the feel of this yarn. I used it to make the Ravinia top last spring. I went to […]

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The Manly Art of Knitting

That’s one skein of CotLin (Surf color way) being knitted up into a Cloverleaf Top. And the out of print treasure, The Manly Art of Knitting. It contains the basics of knitting. There are a few basic patterns stitches. There […]

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Cloverleaf Top: Epic or Zombie?

I’m making the Cloverleaf Top from KnitPicks Renew. I’m also working on Chimera. Chimera is clearly an Epic project. Since finishing Boniface and bringing Chimera out of hibernation, I have mostly been frogging and reuniting in hopes of reaching a […]