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Mitten mania

The final project for my batch of charity knitting was a pair of mittens for J., a three year-old boy. I started out by knitting the adorable Piggy Mittens. But then I had a two-fold late-night realization:

1. Mittens for a three year-old should be machine washable.

Maybe not if you know the . . . → Read More: Mitten mania

So Close…

All I have to do is finish this one last Large Square, weave in some ends, and the Rambling Rows afghan is finished!

Tonight? Maybe? I don’t know – that’s what I have thought for each of the past two nights, too.

In the mean time, speak to me of your experience knitting a . . . → Read More: So Close…


In the last update, I had just finished #39. Last night I finished #51 and started #52. The pattern ends with #55! I’m almost there! BUT NOT QUITE.

I can’t bear to take it out of its tote and meticulously document each square-or-rectangle. I’m sure you understand.

Hey, I know how to give . . . → Read More: WHY ISN’T IT DONE YET.

The Big Bad Afghan

I hate laying my knitting out on the ground, it gets all dirty, with the bugs, and bits of grass and all. But it’s the only way I could photograph Rambling Rows all at once. I don’t have enough floor space to do it inside. That is how big this thing is (and how . . . → Read More: The Big Bad Afghan