Archive For April, 2012

This End Up

By | April 27, 2012

I just realized I never posted photos of the finished pedicure socks: I finished these socks just before leaving for Stitches South — as in, mere hours before, late last week Tuesday before getting up at 4:30am on Wednesday to head to the airport. (No wonder I didn’t think to blog about ’em.) Through sheer […]

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Bright ideas

By | April 25, 2012

Now available! The long-awaited workshop schedule for Interweave Knitting Lab California is up and ready for review. Be sure to check out the special events, and the “post-event” classes on Sunday afternoon that come bundled with a Meet and Greet opportunity. Classes on several topics call to me: brioche lace, colorwork tams, flawless zipper installation, […]

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By | April 24, 2012

Wanna see what I did at Stitches South? On my way to Stitches, I realized I had a chunk of free time on Sunday afternoon before my flight home – enough time to take a class, something I haven’t had a chance to do in years. Edie Eckman graciously said I could sit in on […]

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By | April 17, 2012

Just in time for Stitches South: Vital stats: Going Green from knit, Swirl!, in Mirasol Nuna, on 3.5 mm needles. Oddly, the Swirl is an eensy bit small, despite substantial swatching efforts and my prediction that it might turn out a tad large. Oh, well. It’s still eminently wearable. And the fabric! Nuna’s blend of […]

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On target

By | April 9, 2012

The Swirl progressed nicely over the weekend, thanks to knitting while watching The Help (that’s a solid 2.5 hours right there) and knitting while on the front porch Sunday afternoon (in the sun! while wearing a T-shirt and a sun hat, not a heavy jacket and earmuffs!). I’m nearly done with welt 58, so that […]

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Working backwards

By | April 7, 2012

It’s amazing what a little time spent on airplanes does for my knitting productivity: Before heading to the DFW Fiber Fest – which was wonderful, by the way! I hope to be invited back for an encore visit! – I had completed just a short bit of the first sock. By the time my flight […]

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