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Sneak attack scarf

I have to admit, I feel a little bit bad about posting this picture when so much of the United States is gripped in the polar vortex. But here in the Pacific Northwest it’s 50 degrees out. The yard features green grass and liquid water. (Maybe too much of the latter – it’s pretty . . . → Read More: Sneak attack scarf

What to do, what to do

After finishing the last project, I was browsing my Ravelry Stash page trying to decide on the next one.

I stopped, once again, and considered the 1.75 skeins of Cascade 220 I have in Christmas Red.

Once again I asked myself, “Why did I buy so much?” and “How big did I think the . . . → Read More: What to do, what to do

Summertime, and the blocking is easy

I’m so jealous of those of you who live in dry climates. In the deep woods of the Pacific Northwest, there are only two months out of the year when you can wash and dry wool things in any reasonable amount of time: July and August.

I washed this scarf this morning, and it . . . → Read More: Summertime, and the blocking is easy

A Very Silly Hat

I don’t often do commissioned work these days. People aren’t usually willing to pay what it’s worth. And my spare time is such a rare commodity, I’d rather spend it knitting stuff I want to knit rather than stuff I’ve been paid to knit.

(Newer readers may not realize that I spent about . . . → Read More: A Very Silly Hat