Category Archives: Knitting

I knew it would be adorable!

I just finished this little sweater.  I had blocked it over the weekend and this morning I sewed up the seams and sewed on the buttons.  It turned out as cute as I knew it would be, and it’ll be … Continue reading

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It’s gonna be adorable!

I cleaned up my craft room the other day, organized and put away lots of paper scraps, dies hanging around, and yarn!  I felt my yarn stash was getting out of hand, so I weighed, inventoried, and boxed it all … Continue reading

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Knitting hats

I’ve been knitting hats for a family that my husband knows.  I knit five altogether.I don’t know the family but I had fun picking out patterns for all of them.  I didn’t want to be bored, so I chose all … Continue reading

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Stranded knitting

You may recall my quest to obtain Alice Starmore’s In the Hebrides knitting pattern book (that story here.)   Well, when I finally got it and looked through it, there were actually a few sweaters that I wanted to knit.  One … Continue reading

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A fun knitting week

You may not know this about me, but I love dolls.  I still have many from when I was a girl, most of whom are in pretty rough shape with all the loving attention I’d given them through the years.  … Continue reading

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Stand Together

While perusing patterns on Ravelry a couple months ago, I came across this beautiful Stand Together sweater.  The designer, Merina Strand, was inspired to create it by a brave and honorable act.  I’m not sure if people can view patterns … Continue reading

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Classic blanket finished!

Here’s the finished blanket!  Man, that was a lot of knitting! I needed a second ball of yarn, too.  It measures about 33″ square.  I made a pointed end by doing knit-two-togethers to match the pointed beginning . That’s one … Continue reading

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My finished Malin!

It’s finished!   I just love it — worth all the angst!  The color is amazing, the texture is amazing, that rope is amazing!!It fits really well;I’m happy with all the transitions from ribbing to body and sleeve; I love how … Continue reading

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Changed my mind (again)

I had all intentions of starting my Malin over using the FLAK method (Follow the Leader Aran Knit – a specific method of knitting a sweater from the top-down.)  I made the saddle shoulders, which is the first step, then … Continue reading

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A knitting update

I had planned to document the progress on my two Starmore sweaters, but got so caught up in the knitting, I didn’t do any updates.  So here they are, Rosemarkie first. I started Rosemarkie over again with the correct size … Continue reading

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