Category Archives: Crispin

Fall knitting: one down

All the cool rainy weather of the past couple of weeks provided me with plenty of knitting opportunities, enough that I managed to finish up Crispin: Not bad, eh? These photos are pre-blocking, unfortunately I forgot to take a post-block … Continue reading

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Hello autumn

Lots of knitting this past weekend: Just a few more rows of thumb and then I’ll be on to the second half of the pair.

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weedy wednesday: fava beans and leafy greens

The fava beans I introduced last week are still growing by leaps and bounds: These are supposed to do well in cooler weather, which is starting to creep in around here. They make me smile every time I walk through … Continue reading

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tandem

I now have two projects active and on the needles:Roosevelt (take two) is nearing completion: The draft of the pattern is going out to test knitters today.  I have really loved making these two little bears and I think there … Continue reading

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Apologies about the glitch over the weekend, let’s just say that my hosting service was not so on the ball.  I, however, was very on the ball about progressing on the second iteration of Roosevelt: I’ve been doing this second … Continue reading

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updates

So, I know, I haven’t updated much in the past month or so.  There are a couple of reasons. I was working on some projects that I couldn’t blog about, so there was that.  And I have also decided it’s … Continue reading

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one (mostly) down

The first half of the second set of Crispin mitts (that’s a mouthful, no?) is almost ready for blocking: I’ll be teaching a colorwork class using these mitts as the project in May/June, so once I’m done with the second … Continue reading

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more mitts

Another inch on the latest pair of mitts: Just a few more rows before working the placement for the thumb.  I’ve also used this reknit as an opportunity to rework the Crispin pattern.  Some of the changes are just cosmetic … Continue reading

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x2, in two

Continuing in the general vein of project duplication, I cast on for a second pair of Crispin mitts the other day: These ones are for me, a little hand protection on morning bike rides.  The yarn is the same as … Continue reading

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