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Half a Sweater

This is the Newport Classic from Seamless Knit Sweaters in Two Weeks. It became the focus of my knitting in the month of February, even though it was clear pretty quickly that I had no chance of banging it out […]

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Cowichan Sweater Begun

#2 son came in late last night after meeting up with a buddy. He’s here for an Ultimate tournament, which is also an opportunity to catch up with friends from all over. We went to First Watch for breakfast (Eggs […]

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George the Dog

George the Dog, from Louise Crowther’s┬áKnitted Animal Friends has been coming along fairly well. I feel like it’s taking me longer than Charlotte the Fox did, but that could be because I did all the knitting for George before putting […]

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Charlotte’s Knickers

It was a lovely sunny morning followed by a good soaking rain. I continued my little holiday and finished Charlotte’s knickers. I’ll make the rest of her ensemble, but I did a little bit of sewing first. I completed the […]

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Charlotte, Complete

The Baby has a new friend. This is Charlotte the Fox, from Louise Crowther’s Knitted Animal Friends. She’s knitted up in Scheepjes Stonewashed, main color Coral and second color Moon Stone, on #2 needles. I used Suncatcher safety eyes and […]

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Charlotte the Fox

Charlotte the Fox has a head and one ear now. I knitted up the muzzle. The shaping is clever. We’ve been having our Friday team meeting at #1 daughter’s house. Today my grand baby called me “Kema,” which I take […]

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The Geo-Snow Begins

Here it is: the Geo-Snow shawl. I’m making it in KnitPicks Luminance, 100% silk laceweight, colorway Emerald. It’s on a #3 needle at the moment. It doesn’t really make sense to swatch for a shawl of this kind, since you […]