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There Aren’t Many “Hard Nos” in Knitting…

But one of them is definitely “Matched items should be the same length, not a full inch shorter than the other.”

Bonus shot, with kitty feet.

I don’t know how it happened, either. Luckily I noticed before I went to all the trouble of weaving in the ends, but only barely. Back to the . . . → Read More: There Aren’t Many “Hard Nos” in Knitting…

The Big Weekend, Part 3 of 3: Knitting

Don’t you love how I have squeezed an entire week’s worth of posts out of one weekend’s worth of fiber fun? Years of experience blogging at work, that’s what that is. Years.

Anyway, yes! Last but not least, I knitted. First I finished the last (for now) pair of Perfect Mitts, in a lime . . . → Read More: The Big Weekend, Part 3 of 3: Knitting


Winter doldrums: I has dem. Can churning out mitts by the pound be the cure? Let’s find out.

Completed: The pair in that weird shade of dark olive brown Patons Classic Wool Merino. This yarn had been in my stash since ??? I do not remember buying it. I’m guessing it was one of . . . → Read More: Mitt-Tastic

Did You Guess?

If you guessed that I had been knitting more fingerless mitts, you were right. Each pair takes about 55 grams of Cascade 220 or Patons Classic Wool, which is a great use for partial skeins. I can knock out one mitt a night, if I have enough time, and I pace myself right.

Dark . . . → Read More: Did You Guess?