Archive For August, 2010


By | August 30, 2010

Lately, I can’t seem to make up my mind about anything. For months now, I’ve been itching (no pun intended!) to design and knit a lightweight sweater. Possibly a cardigan, probably short- or 3/4-length sleeves. But other than that? I can’t decide on the yarn, despite several on hand that I really like. I can’t […]

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A matched pair

By | August 16, 2010

Finished! The slippers felted down nicely, forming a nice sturdy fabric. Even though it was 80+ degrees in the house, I wore them Saturday evening while they were still damp, so they’d conform to my feet. I now have left and right slippers, sized just right for wearing barefoot or with socks. (And they’re surprisingly […]

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A change of pace

By | August 13, 2010

On the left, needles of a size I normally use: 2.75 mm. Clearly within my happy range of 2.5 mm to 3.5 mm. On the right, a change of pace: 8 mm. Great, big, honkin’ needles, if you ask me.* The 8 mm needles were called into action for a felting project. (Shoot, I can’t […]

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So little to show

By | August 5, 2010

I just spent a week in London at Knit Nation, and all I have to show for it is this: Oh, don’t get me wrong. Knit Nation was a blast, as you can see on the other teachers’ blogs. I just couldn’t be bothered to record it in photos. (Go ahead, call me lazy. It […]

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