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Finished Object Friday

I'm back again, and with MORE finished objects! The first one this week was a request from Ash, a black Pussy Hat. For those of you unfamiliar, the Pussy Hat Project starts with an extremely simple hat with a flat, seamed top to form cat ears. These hats can come in all colors, but are… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Finished Object Friday

The crafting continues! You got a preview of this one last week, when I posted about the 60's dress. Pattern: Dilosh Shawl Yarn: Knitpicks Stroll Fingering handpaints in "Coffee Shop" Needles: Chiao Goo US 5/3.75mm This is my 2nd Dilosh shawl. I love the pattern, though I did get sick of it after a while.… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Knitting Break

It's  been a while since we had one of these, hasn't it? Well, now that the holidays are over, I can share some of the gifts I made. These socks are, once again, Hermione's Everyday Socks, but they're also a Christmas gift. I made them ankle socks, per the recipient's preference. The yarn is one… Continue reading Knitting Break

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Stress Knitting Finished Objects

With all these socks I've been knitting, I guess you could say I've really been stepping it up, huh? It felt so good to get these teal socks off the needles. I started them way back in July, as one of my village crafting projects. I worked on them off and on, but my new character… Continue reading Stress Knitting Finished Objects

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Stress Knitting WIPs

My stress levels have been through the roof lately. I really, really need a vacation. I present the evidence: Do these socks look a little familiar? It's the same yarn I attempted to make socks with a while back, but wound up frogging. I'm once again using the Hermione's Everyday Socks pattern, but making the… Continue reading Stress Knitting WIPs

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Knitting Break

I've been down for the count this week. A bad cold turned into bronchitis. Sometimes, it seems like I can't catch a break. So instead, I've been doing a lot of knitting. Wait, that doesn't look much different, does it? Okay, there we go. That's better. I've got about 5 more pattern repeats left on… Continue reading Knitting Break

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Miss me?

I'm back! The past few weeks have been something of a mess. I'm still not ready to talk about the issues behind this break, but  you will probably be hearing a lot more about it soon. I was able to get quite a lot done, but I think my to do list has gotten longer,… Continue reading Miss me?

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WIPs

If you were afraid I'd given up crafting after the past few months, fear not! (Were you scared? I was. I've hardly been crafting at all since May.) While I'm still working on the second pair of purple socks, there has been a good deal of progress made--at least, compared to the last time I… Continue reading WIPs

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Works in Progress

Not much knitting has happened of late. I've been having a lot of hand/wrist pain lately due to a dislocated thumb, so I'm working a lot slower than usual.  I'm not quite sure what yarn this is--I seem to have misplaced the ball band. I'm also improvising on the pattern, which is toe up with an… Continue reading Works in Progress

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Finished

I'm finally getting some of my crafting energy back. Not sure what the trigger was--no, scratch that. I think I do. I was sick for part of last week and spent the better part of three days in bed with Netflix, watching When Calls the Heart, Great British Castles, and Raiders of the Lost Art--and… Continue reading Finished