Archive for May, 2010

May 25 2010

Unexpected Interlude

Published by under Blather,wips

Sometimes knitting on the train means you get into interesting conversations. Last night the conductor paused as she was collecting tickets, leaned over, and asked me, “Is that a sock?” It was, so I let her get a look, and she spent a good five minutes exclaiming and asking questions while I explained how it […]

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May 19 2010

Startitis Strikes Again

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So I was doing good. I had wrapped up a bunch of projects, some Sekrit Gift Knitting has been finished up, I was cleaning out all sorts of things on the needles. And then Startitis hit. It started with socks. This is Revival, by my buddy Glenna, who has a way of making twisted stitches […]

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May 15 2010

Make Like A Tree

Published by under FOs

Spring is just about ready to tip over into summer: everything’s green and leafy; the air gets warmer and more humid with every passing day. Since it’s spring, I knit things with leaves. (Wait. I knit things with leaves in every season…) EMBOSSED LEAVES SOCKS Project: Embossed Leaves by Mona Schmidt, originally published in IWK […]

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May 14 2010

Blankets for Babies

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So I showed you beautiful Baby Zoe in my last post, and promised you I’d tell you all about that pretty blanket she was modeling. BABY ZOE’S BLANKET Project: The Frances Nursing Shawl from Kristen Rengren’s Vintage Baby Knits Yarn: Plymouth Happy Feet, in the delightfully evocative color “6”. This particular blanket used just under […]

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May 08 2010

Maryland, land of the unexpected

Published by under festivals,FOs

Last weekend I went to the Maryland Sheep and Wool festival with Melissa and her husband Doug. It was very hot. We didn’t stay long. We had a list of tasks to accomplish (lamb sandwich, visiting The Fold, grabbing requests for a friend) and as soon as we had our list checked off we ran […]

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