Category Archives: colorwork

Happy Valentine’s, and a new pattern

Happy Thursday! It’s hard to believe it’s already the middle of February, no? With Valentine’s Day coming up this weekend, I thought it would be a great time to give a little thank-you to all of you who have shown … Continue reading

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Time for a challenge

After wrapping up another little baby project, I found myself feeling more favorably inclined towards large projects again. Uh-oh. Both 2013 and 2014 could pretty much be summed up as “I let a large project kill my enthusiasm for knitting.” … Continue reading

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catch up

Well, once again, it’s been a while. I actually had taken photos for a few posts in the past couple of weeks. I was going to tell you all about how my brown Give and Receive scarf was progressing: And … Continue reading

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body down!

Once I got going on Harvest again, I realized that goshdarnit, I CAN do complex colorwork on the train. The result? One completed body: Isn’t it pretty, all folded up like that? Next item, second sleeve, then the real beastly … Continue reading

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springling complete!

One of the things I wrapped up last month and didn’t have a chance to post about…this new baby cardigan: There were a few instances of ripping with this cardigan, but as is often the case, they were worth it. … Continue reading

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sunny side

Just a few edgings left to go on my little cotton baby cardigan, the intended recipient is now out in the world so I’ve really got to get it done: Also spurring me to completion is the thought of attaching … Continue reading

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As promised, a peek at the starting of my newest project: Yes, just the swatch so far, but even that is pretty exciting in my current knitting world. After spending the last 3 months immersed in dark red 4-ply soft … Continue reading

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New pattern coming next week: little firefighter!

There haven’t been a lot of posts about this one, but I have been steadily working away at the pattern for my Little Firefighter sweater, and I wanted to let you know that it will be available for purchase next … Continue reading

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I was originally planning to do a full on adult sized sweater for NaKniSweMo, but… didn’t happen. Oh well. I did, however, finish a sweater, though I am pretty sure it is under the target stitch count. More like a … Continue reading

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super sneak peek: get in touch with your inner flapper

Remember that little bit of swatching I posted a few weeks back? Well, it’s a lot more than just a swatch now. It’s a full on hat. Meet Imogene: The styles of the 1920’s were a big inspiration in creating … Continue reading

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