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Oh, hi.

Do you know what this is? Yeah, that’s a sock. That I knit. In two weeks. Let’s back up a hair. This is the first sock I’ve knit in almost a ¬†year. I got a little slap-happy with the sock … Continue reading

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Finished Objects

One fits, one does not. First, the thing that fits. True to my usual mode of operation, I began the Interlocking Leaves socks a long, long time ago. Like a year. Maybe two (so long that I’ve forgotten how long … Continue reading

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Why I don’t knit (christmas presents)

I get asked to knit Christmas (and birthday and other) presents for people from time to time, but I generally always turn them down. This is not because I am a bad person or am callous and unfeeling. I am … Continue reading

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Real baby!

In real knitwear! My sister-in-law sent me photos of my niece in her knitted duds. Socks: Ack. So cute. I must knit more. And also, sweater of gigantic-hoodedness: Aaaand you don’t really see the sweater because it has an adorable … Continue reading

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Ziggy

Since I only have three sock projects on the needles right now, and that’s evidently too few, I’ve cast on a new one. Twice. I kind of loathe toe-up socks, but loathe the ones with flap heels less so (oh, … Continue reading

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Actual real knitting

Not just talking about it! I finished my self-patterned newborn sock: And so now I’ll need to make another. I’ve also started my first pair of Cookie A. Monkey Socks, in Creatively Dyed something (Calypso sock, but I can’t find … Continue reading

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Tiny little socks

I love tiny little socks. So far I’ve knit 3.75 of them. See? Whee. And it only took 4 hours for the first pair! A little longer for the ¬†second – I’m patterning it myself. More on that in a … Continue reading

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Why I knit, #32

Because I am never bored, as long as I remember my knitting. Yep. So we went to get an emissions test, and while we waited we stood outside in the sun, which was lovely, and I started to get bored. … Continue reading

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Why I knit, #31

(Not any pair of mine, but this photo perfectly captures what I mean. And I commend flickr user adamknits for knitting them. Man socks, that’s a lot of sock knitting, and the reason why my husband doesn’t have his own … Continue reading

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[SCA] Aha! Progress!

It feels good. Anyway. I’ve made some progress on the bookbinding front. So far I have cut and folded (and am pressing) all the pages for the test book. I went on an outing this past weekend to purchase leather … Continue reading

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