Posts Tagged “MDKR”


By | November 19, 2011

After fulfilling my MDKR on my shawl today, what did I do? A. Keep going on the shawl. B. Start winding skeins for my next Swirl. C. Make progress on any other WIP. D. None of the above. Yup, you guessed it: D, none of the above. Instead of turning my attention to any WIP, […]

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Not cheating

By | November 3, 2011

It may look like I’m cheating on my shawl project, but I’m not. Not really, anyway. Say hello to Mirasol Nuna, a yummy blend of wool, silk, and bamboo. The desire/need to knit another Swirl hit me while at Stitches East, so I purchased a skein of Nuna and a couple skeins of other yarns […]

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Maybe by March

By | November 1, 2011

Remember that Haapsalu shawl I wrote about in my last post? I decided to place a narrow border around the whole thing. Traditionally, that’d mean knitting the body of the shawl, then separately knitting the edging from the outside in and sewing it in place. I may decide instead to pick up edging stitches from […]

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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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