Tag Archives: knitting

This Summer in the Crochet Corner

Back in the spring, D started a pale yellow garter stitch dishcloth, her first knitting project in years.  It’s been so long, she couldn’t remember what item she last knit. Knowing that, I think she’s done very, very well! Did … Continue reading

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From Stash

22,000 other Ravelers have already knit a Clapotis, a free shawl/scarf pattern published in 2004. I guess this means I’m a little behind the fashion curve, but that’s nothing new. lol. There are now many versions to choose from, including … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Burn Some Stash!

Cotton stash, that is. – I’m long overdue to use more of my worsted weight cottons. Back in 2011, I crocheted a few cotton shopping bags. I soon realized that I really prefer  using fabric totes, so I donated these … Continue reading

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Look Ma, No Holes!

Last year I bought DH a beautifully handknit deep red wool scarf at Savers. It looked pristine at the time but shortly after he started wearing it two little holes appeared! I suspect moths munched on it long before it … Continue reading

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Delayed by Socks

It’s Monday but, again, there’s no ripple?! I just can’t wait – jumping up and down – to tell you about the fun little knitting project that I’ve been working on for DH’s quickly approaching birthday – Yoga Socks, funny-looking … Continue reading

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As Requested

You may remember that I’ve been knitting a striped neckwarmer for DH. He asked that it . . . . be made of non-fuzzy wool yarn that’s soft enough to rub against his face be long and snug enough to … Continue reading

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Stripes or STRIPES

I snapped a picture of my Lion Brand ‘Magic Stripes’ sock yarn, colorway ‘Lumberjack Black’, because I always find it interesting to compare how a self-striping yarn looks in the skein. . . with how it looks once knit up. … Continue reading

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