My current work in progress:

1. Alodia, designed by Moira Engel, knit from Swans Island Natural Colors Merino Worsted in the "Eucalyptus" colorway on U.S. size 7 needles.
2. Myriad stealth projects.

I Can Quit Any Time

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I don’t have a problem, honest. They are just so danged fun to knit! All these kitties are knit from Julie Williams’ new “Boy Cat” pattern. She also has a “Girl Cat” pattern and both of them have clothes, but unlike my bunnies, I don’t necessarily think the cats need clothes. But bunnies do. I […]

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Immediate Gratification

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Sometimes I like being able to whip out a small project quickly. While I do love knitting large complex things, I am also a fan of immediate gratification. So: This little cat is knit from one of Julie Williams’ brilliant new patterns. She just published patterns for a girl cat and a boy cat. I […]

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So Near and Yet So Far

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Don’t you hate when this happens? That’s the end of my Lavena Shawl and that’s how much yarn is left. To finish it off you decrease 1 stitch every 4 rows, so you can see that I am close. The pattern calls for approximately 560 yards of the main color (although on the Ravelry page […]

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Three-Day Weekend

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First of all, congratulations to Beth, who was chosen as the winner of my review copy of  Warm Days, Cool Knits: Lighter Designs for Every Season by Corrina Ferguson. Beth has been emailed. It’s Day Three of a three-day weekend here in the U.S. and three-day weekends are really good for knitting progress!Here is my progress on my […]

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Warm Days, Cool Knits

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I have in my hands a review copy of this lovely book: This is Warm Days, Cool Knits: Lighter Designs for Every Season by Corrina Ferguson (Interweave/F+W; $24.99) and it is available now from Interweave  (linked from the title, above) and wherever knitting books are sold. As the title suggests, there are patterns for warmer climates and seasons. As […]

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