Category Archives: sweaters

winter green

We don’t really get the riot of fall colors here that characterize autumn in other parts of the US, but even so I’ve been noticing subtle changes marking the movement towards winter: And as the green disappears from the leaves, … 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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travels south

Monday morning I wrapped up my mini-break to the Bay Area, packed up my knitting, and hied myself off to the San Jose train station: San Jose is one of the more charming of the California Amtrak stations, with high … 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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NaKniSweMo: cast on!

It’s November 1, which means: Time to start a sweater! Not much to show yet, naturally. But I’m hoping to beat the 1 month deadline and have this one finished by Thanksgiving. Too ambitious? I guess I’m going to find … Continue reading

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UPS not too shabby either

I just feel like a parcel depot this week: One skein of Berroco Ultra Alpaca, the color is Kaffir Mix. I’m pleased to report it does (as hoped) match well with the Ultra Alpaca Lavender Mix I’ve had kicking around … 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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switch up

I got down to the end of my first sleeve: And realized that I need size 5 needles for the ribbing. I’ve actually got several sets of 5s, but….they’re all in use on other projects (I know!!! Crazy, right?). So … Continue reading

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New sizes for Samantha now available!

I finished up the last of the edits this weekend and the updated version of Samantha is now live: $8.00 The pattern is now available with finished bust sizes from 28″ to 56″. More information is available on the pattern … Continue reading

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Curves ahead

Aisling has been stalling a bit lately. Mainly because I really need to be sitting right in front of the charts I’ve put together, which are all in a set of Excel spreadsheets. Last night, however, I hauled my computer … Continue reading

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