Category Archives: 50 crafts in 50 weeks

two oh one two

Happy New Year! I hope you’re all having a good one so far. It’s been pretty low key around here. Yesterday I wished the old year good-bye and got some snaps of my last finished object of the year: A … Continue reading

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transitory

I’ve been living out of my backpack and hopping around quite a bit these past few weeks: Hiking through the desert Speeding along rural highways Early morning bus rides over the San Francisco Bay And through it all, I’ve been … Continue reading

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waistline!

My City Tweed Amna just keeps growing, I hit the waistline over the weekend and now have a few rows to go before the increases for the lower body start up: Tonight I’m packing for our Thanksgiving trip, and I … Continue reading

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End of a journey: Holiday Lights tam

Way back in March I knit up this little swatch: And made this little sketch: And sent them both off too Colorado. A few months later I got an email from Eunny Jang. Delicious yarn arrived in the mail: (Lorna’s … Continue reading

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this year

I finished a sweater in the month of November! My estimate of stitch count suggests that I might actually be a little under 50,000 stitches, but…whatever. It’s a sweater. I knit it in two weeks. Kind of awesome, no? This … Continue reading

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NaKniSweMo, day the fourth

I think this might finally be the year I knit an entire sweater in the month of November: Yes! I started that on Tuesday morning! The key to knitting progress seems to be lots of train travel, as I think … Continue reading

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little things, big thing

My detangling plan for the weekend worked, and I knocked out a few rows on each of these little hats: Well, not so little, they are going to be adult sized! Just not very far yet. I also had a … Continue reading

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Fitz mitts in Jane Austen Knits!

This week I saw that the Jane Austen Knits magazine from Interweave is available for preorder and digital download. Which means I can finally blog about a pattern of mine that is featured in the magazine, Fitz fingerless mitts: (all … Continue reading

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50 crafts and tutorial: sew a needle roll

This weekend I decided to tackle the mess that was my “crafting miscellany” shelf. I pulled everything out and realized a big problem was the stray knitting needles everywhere: Okay, they’re obviously not the only problem. But they are a … Continue reading

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just…

…1.5 sleeves to go!

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