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Hello September!

Knitters, start your engines! The grass is brown, there’s a nip in the air, and Halloween candy has appeared at the grocery store. Yes, that’s right, the season for knitted accessories has begun. The beauty of the fall is that … Continue reading

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Oh look, more socks!

I don’t want to brag, but I believe I have knit the greatest socks of all time. That sounds crazy, I know, and you probably have a pretty great pair of socks on the needles too, but I just can’t … Continue reading

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The yarn is Tanis Fiber Arts blue label, colourway from this year’s fibre club. Lovely stuff. The socks are Wanida by Cookie A.  Such clever construction, but simple to knit up. Every second round is a knit round which means they … Continue reading

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60-yard sock

…and the yarn jumped on to my needles and became one wee sock. Self-striping yarn with no pattern repeats.  Time to dye: 30 min. Time to untangle the giant mess I created with my striping method: 1 hour. Totally worth … Continue reading

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60 yards

I just couldn’t wait for the Knitpicks shipment to arrive. Proper acid dyes to come later, but for now I give you 60 yards of Kool-Aid-Dyed glory. Self-striping. My kitchen smells like lollipops.   

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Bam! FO!

I’ve discovered the secret to getting things done: actually doing them. Yep, it turns out that all I needed to do to make a dent in my pile of UFOs was just to pick one of them up and keep … Continue reading

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UnFinished Objects

me: I really need to start F-ing some O’s here.  fellow knitter: Tell me about it. I just don’t seem to have any motivation to F anything lately.  non-knitter: WHAT?

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