Category Archives: knitting

The Saga of the Sweater

It only took just under 3 years and 9 months. I first posted about this project on April 30, 2015, with updates on November 6, 2016, September 14, 2017, and April 13, 2018. This past week, because of being pretty … Continue reading

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Baby on the Brain

Soon after my daughter informed me that she will be delivering my grandchild in October, I started thinking about what wee items I could knit. Since he/she will be born as the weather is getting colder, first up was a … Continue reading

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The Sweater at the End of the Tunnel

It’s been almost three years since I purchased the kit to make this sweater. I last posted about it in November 2016. After joining the side seams, it sat for awhile. A few months ago, I knit the ribbing for … Continue reading

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Making Progress

Sometimes, it takes me a really long time to finish something. In this case, the project in question has been set aside for nearly a year. I purchased the kit for a sweater about two-and-a-half years ago. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Continental Knitting

This afternoon, I learned how to knit, continental-style. I can definitely see the advantages. Because there’s so much less hand movement, I think my hands wouldn’t get as tired as they do with English-style. And, once I get the hang … Continue reading

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Lots of Blue and a Little Yellow

A week or so ago, I finished this quilt and sewed on the binding. This was a lot of fun to do. I got to use many of my quilting stencils, and the white thread shows up so well against … Continue reading

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A Swatch and a Sweater

I’m at a stopping point in the knitting of this sweater. I’ve knit the left and right halves, and the next step is to join them in the center front and back. Not something I can do while watching Netflix … Continue reading

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