Category Archives: knitting

Mindless Knitting

I really enjoy knitting socks, but I’ve made my close friends and family at least one pair — some of them even two or three. It was time to knit something else. I haven’t had much luck with sweaters. One … Continue reading

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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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