Archive For September, 2010

More than halfway

By | September 27, 2010

Fingerless gloves turned out to be the perfect project to take on my trip to Tempe Yarn and Fiber. I got the first glove knit to the thumb opening before teaching All Thumbs on Thursday evening, so I was able to demo the process of setting the gusset stitches aside during class. In the evenings, […]

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Time for new ones

By | September 22, 2010

Tomorrow morning I head off to Tempe to teach for a few days, and as I was gathering samples for All Thumbs, I discovered this: My fingerless gloves are in serious need of replacement. These are the gloves I wear nearly every time I leave the house in the winter, plain black to match whatever […]

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Winging it

By | September 13, 2010

Sometimes, I can really crank out the knitting: That’s the body of a cardigan, knit from the bottom up through some subtle waist shaping to within a couple inches of the armhole shaping. It’s the Creative Focus Silk I mentioned in my last post. The game plan—after much head scratching and some sketching—is to have […]

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