Category Archives: Wednesday Woolens

Well, that didn’t last long

Do you remember that plan I had last night to frog the lace scarf I had started and to try again with an easier pattern for commuting purposes? Yeah. That. It didn’t last long. Instead, I started this. The pattern … Continue reading

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Wednesday Woolens: the what was I thinking sweater

Right. Content related to, you know, knitting. I do that. You probably don’t remember the what-was-I-thinking sweater. It is a light fingering weight yarn. For an entire shirt-sized garment. Short sleeves, but still. I’ve been working on it forever. (Not … Continue reading

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Wednesday Woolens: my sad, sad sweater

I started my green cardigan before Thanksgiving. Enough before Thanksgiving that by then I had gotten nervous about my supply of yarn (Takhi Savoy, a squishy merino/silk blend that feels lovely on the fingers but gets pill-y and then the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Woolens: Progress!

Sunday was a good day at the yarn store. I started out by weaving in ends on three projects (don’t get too terribly excited, two of them were sponge-sized dishwashing cloths; the third was a hat) and then finished the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Woolies: Continental knitting redux, and does this count?

I finished the hat I was knitting as continental practice (if by “finished” one means “done with the knitting part” and ignores the ends that need to be woven in) so started a new practice project. Backstory: I knit two … Continue reading

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Wednesday Woolens: What’s your favorite knitting expression?

I just read Jasmin‘s description of “potato chip knitting” which in turn reminded me of the expression going around one of my favorite LYSes (sorry ladies, I don’t remember who said it first) about mistakes/design features in one’s knitting: “Can … Continue reading

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Wednesday Woolens: Continental knitting

I am a thrower. Always have been, would rather not be. But I’ve never been willing to make the time to practice picking. When I knit, I want to Make. Something. Swatch? Fine for gauge, but I make them as … Continue reading

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