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    Lava Flow Cowl the Second

    I liked this pattern so much, I knit another one just for me.

    As with the first one I knit, I added 24 stitches (2 additional cables) to make the cowl a little taller. If I was going to knit this pattern a third time, I would think hard about doing one less . . . → Read More: Lava Flow Cowl the Second

    Dances With Dishcloths

    This is the same purple I matched with the persimmon in the last dishcloth, plus “Lime Stripes.”

    I worry that, with yet another dishcloth (12 in 17 days) I may start losing members of the audience. And yet I am helpless to stop.

    How about some chicken news? People seem to like chicken . . . → Read More: Dances With Dishcloths

    Liz Lemon Hat: Completed!

    After pretty much finishing the Liz Lemon hat, and then ripping it all the way back and casting on again, I buckled down and finished the second version much more quickly.

    First, another look at the original:

    And now my final version, finished for real and gifted to the recipient, I won’t be . . . → Read More: Liz Lemon Hat: Completed!

    A Slightly Different “Finished Sock” Post

    All day long it’s been raining and dreary and gray. Everything is sopping wet outside. I kept wondering, “How am I going to put on these socks, and trek out somewhere with good lighting, and take some nice pictures, without getting them soaking wet?”

    Because there is a convention in knit-blog-land, that your finished . . . → Read More: A Slightly Different “Finished Sock” Post

    Feather And Fan Socks – Completed

    When I ran out of yarn knitting the second sock, Judy suggested that I rip back the first sock, use that yarn to knit the second sock up to the same point, then finish both socks with a completely different yarn.

    This trick worked really well, and luckily I had some reasonably-matching yarn on . . . → Read More: Feather And Fan Socks – Completed