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Knitting WIPs and FOs

This looks a bit anticlimactic, doesn't it? I promise, it'll get more interesting. Eventually this is going to turn into a sock. I swear.Specifically, it's going to become the mate to the sock below that I made a couple of months ago, then walked away from so I could finish other stuff that needed to… Continue reading Knitting WIPs and FOs

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Finished Object Friday

I've been trying to get some languishing works in progress of my desk lately, both in the form of craft projects, patterns, and writing projects. This hat uses up some scrap yarn and a bunch of handspun I've had for years but never used. I love to spin, but I'm not a big fan of… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Finished Object Friday

Despite the fact that our weather is (finally) heating up, my knitting mojo has been going in force. You wouldn't know it, though, because I'm currently in that black hole of knitting on several large projects, where I knit and knit and knit and nothing seems to get bigger. I did, however, knock out this… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Finished Object Friday

So much crafting! I used the leftover yarn from the last hat I showed you. I used the same pattern of decreases used in the Rock Cap, but those are the only similarities. Mostly, I was just winging it. But now I have 2 children's hats to send to charity. I've still got more projects on… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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FO Friday: Bunny Rock Cap

I finally have a knitted object to show off! I've been working on so many bigger projects lately, I really needed some instant gratification knitting--and what better than a hat? The pattern this hat is based on is the Rock Cap by Veronica Wilson. It's a free Ravelry PDF, and a super easy knit. I was… Continue reading FO Friday: Bunny Rock Cap

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Finished Object Friday

Can you believe it's been more than two months since I had one of these? April was just insane. I think I may have skipped from March straight into May. But look! There's knitting! If this pattern looks familiar, it's because I used The Age of Brass and Steam again. I love the pattern, it's… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Finished Object Friday

I'm back again, and with MORE finished objects! The first one this week was a request from Ash, a black Pussy Hat. For those of you unfamiliar, the Pussy Hat Project starts with an extremely simple hat with a flat, seamed top to form cat ears. These hats can come in all colors, but are… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Knitting Break

It's  been a while since we had one of these, hasn't it? Well, now that the holidays are over, I can share some of the gifts I made. These socks are, once again, Hermione's Everyday Socks, but they're also a Christmas gift. I made them ankle socks, per the recipient's preference. The yarn is one… Continue reading Knitting Break

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Stress Knitting Finished Objects

With all these socks I've been knitting, I guess you could say I've really been stepping it up, huh? It felt so good to get these teal socks off the needles. I started them way back in July, as one of my village crafting projects. I worked on them off and on, but my new character… Continue reading Stress Knitting Finished Objects

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Finished Objects

I swear that I have been doing a lot of knitting--at least two hours, nearly every night--but you can't really tell. The socks still haven't reached the heel. The arm warmers are still less than half done. I've given up on the vest completely, trying to finish the two smaller items. the only thing I've… Continue reading Finished Objects