Category Archives: knitting

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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Weekly Roundup

The past week has been spent hopping back and forth, here and there, among the several various projects I have underway at any given time. In addition to ongoing work on the usual kitties and hand pillow, I finished and … Continue reading

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WIP Update

I’m almost done quilting this quilt, so this afternoon I pin-basted the next quilt. Both were made from a collection of blocks that were given to me, the only difference being the size. The one I prepped today is larger … Continue reading

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Week in Review

When I took inventory yesterday of all the projects I worked on this week, I was a little surprised at how many there were. Where to begin? I suppose with knitting. After several days of not working on my sock, … Continue reading

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Leftover Yarn

Sometime last year, I started using yarn left over from other projects to knit 6″ mitered squares, with the idea that eventually I would assemble them into a blanket. I have stitched a few of them together, but doing so … Continue reading

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