Category Archives: finished objects

All but the ends

Only a few weeks in and it already feels like 2015 is flying by. I’ve been knitting away on the train but my weekend craft time is still taken up fairly exclusively by sewing, so it’s taken me a little … Continue reading

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infinitely finished! almost.

Unlike some crafters, I don’t maintain a very large collection of buttons. I do love buttons, but it seems that one always runs the risk of purchasing the wrong number if there isn’t a specific project in mind. And if … 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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Start to finish: Straight Maze hat

As I blogged last week, I’ve just had another pattern published, Straight Maze. You can find it in the Winter 2012 issue of Interweave knits. People often ask me “how do you go about getting a pattern published?”, and I … Continue reading

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new knitscene = more cables

Friday afternoon I popped onto Twitter for a moment and what did I see? Preview for Fall Knitscene is up!… — Lisa Shroyer (@LisaShroyer) June 22, 2012 Yes, a new issue of Knitscene is out and about. I love … 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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Friday fancies

Last night I took a break from cardiganing and worked on something a little simpler: An ice cream cone. Practical? Not especially. But it was fun. I winged the pattern and from start to finish the whole thing took about … Continue reading

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Requiem for two sweaters

I’ve got a long weekend coming up, thanks to American Thanksgiving this Thursday. I’ll be enjoying a great meal on Thursday, as is traditional, and then I’m hoping to tackle a big item on my knitting to-do list: These sweaters … Continue reading

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Old work says hello

 Recently I was visiting my parents and I noticed these gloves out on the dresser in my old bedroom: I knit these gloves in 2003 and gave them to my mother as a Christmas present.  They’re pretty basic, 100% wool, … Continue reading

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Epiphany the day of the year, that is.  In honor of the 12th day of Christmas, the for serious final end of the holiday season, and the taking down of all the Christmas decor, I bring you: A shot of … Continue reading

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