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Sally Cardigan Knitalong coming next week, yippee!

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Craftzine’s running a Sally Cardigan KAL during April & May! Yippee! I’ll be knitting another Sally, and posting a different step each week, so if you like Sally but want some guidance (especially around the steek, which seems to be nervous-making for everyone), please join us! I set up a ravelry group and I’ll make […]

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FREE BUFFET: Sally Cardigan on Craftzine!

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

This is my new favorite sweater,so I’m so pleased to announce: Sally’s up on Craftzine! ? Sally on ravelry A Nostalgic Honeycomb Sweater, inspired by Mad Men’s Sally Draper. Mosaic/slipped-stitch knitting (=easy! Worked in stripes, one color at a time, not stranded colorwork). With 3/4 sleeves, crocheted buttonholes. Worked in the round with steeked front, […]

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Knitting Master List

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Had to update the old list again! Got in a couple new techniques at MO Fiber retreat! Afghan/Blanket I-cord Garter stitch Knitting with metal wire Shawl Stockinette stitch Socks: top-down Socks: toe-up Knitting with camel yarn Mittens: Cuff-up Mittens: Tip-down Hat Knitting with silk Moebius band knitting Participating in a KAL Sweater Drop stitch patterns […]

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Love is in the air

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

I want to marry my new sweater. The free pattern will go live on Craftzine late this week or early next, so you only get a little peek right now. In other knitting, I just unraveled the first sleeve of Kid’s Superman sweater and learned that the happy fun knitting adventure I’d planned won’t be […]

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Fiber retreat fun!

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Okay, I forgot my stupid memory card, so I couldn’t take any pictures, but the Missouri Fiber Retreat was super fun! Marta, Jen & I all took different classes, which was awesome, because I got a sense of what I might like to take next year. Definitely basket making, which didn’t appeal to me at […]

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Back on the horse!

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Whew! Sick of my own whining and ready to quit wringing my hands and get back to work! I have a busy day today (hence the procrastination blogging) because tomorrow morning, we’re heading of the the Missouri Fiber Retreat, yippee! I am incredibly excited about all my classes! I’m taking: Indigo Dyeing–We’re dyeing samples of […]

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Buffy dreams, kitty hospitals and a fog of anxiety

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

My current WIP, soon to be a nostalgic sweater pattern on Craftzine. We’ve been re-watching (well, me re-watching; Ron watching for the first time) old episodes of Buffy. Right now we’re on Season 3 and I’m getting to see a lot of old eps I haven’t watched since they aired, which is great fun because […]

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I’m the dog from Up.

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

I have a lot to do. Under no circumstances should I deviate from this–SQUIRREL! Last weekend’s To-Do list did not get to-done. Instead, I moved everything from my room out into the hall and scrubbed it all down and rearraged it so now I have two big roomish areas instead of one giant room. It […]

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