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Twinkle, Twinkle!

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

I really love that Potter Craft put out my book, because they publish some of the rockinest knit books. I’m constantly feeling like an inadequate middle child when I see their new release lists. But on the upside, if I ask nice, they give them to me! Presents! Yesterday, I got Twinkle’s Big City Knits. […]

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Cute, cute!

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007

Yay! I’m totally excited about this crochet book. I really liked working on my limbo-ed crochet stuff for Vickie Howell’s crochet book, but afterwards, I went straight back to knitting almost everything. Lately I’ve been looking at a lot of new crochet. It might just be a new form of procrastination, but I’m kind of […]

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Spin to Knit

Friday, February 16th, 2007

I’m in love with this sweater from Shannon Okey’s Spin to Knit (picture from pippikneesocks’ photo stream): It’s a topdown raglan with a handspun yoke. It’s been FREEZING lately, and all I want to do is knit sweaters. I couldn’t come up with enough of anything for the rest of the sweater, and I swatched […]

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Destined for… not for greatness, for the other thing. What’s that called?

Sunday, May 28th, 2006

Here is one of many partial knits that I’ll probably never finish: Just a heel. I just needed to make sure everything was right in my pattern (the pattern isn’t for booties, but I wanted to get right to the business at hand). But look how cute it is. And how sturdy and no-nonsense and […]

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