My current work in progress:

1. Hats!
2. Myriad stealth projects.

Do the Twist


Here is my Fiesta Bag that I showed in my last blog entry, now with handles! Rather than knit the handles according to the pattern, I’ve made i-cord handles. I started out knitting the handles from the pattern but decided I preferred i-cords, so ripped out what I started. On Friday I will start my […]

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Fiesta Bag


The mystery project I showed in my last blog post is this: Lucy Neatby’s Fiesta Bag! I following Lucy Neatby on Instagram and a little while back she was offering the pattern for sale pre-publication as a fundraiser for Alberta Fire Relief — so that’s when I bought the pattern. (The fund-raiser is now over: knitters […]

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Kinsale, Completed


I have finally, two months after starting it, completed Kinsale. To recap, this design is from Alice Starmore’s Fishermen’s Sweaters and I made mine out of Appalachian Baby Design Organic Cotton. I love, love, love the finished sweater as much as I hate, hate, hate knitting with that yarn. That yarn is WICKED splitty. I had […]

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Second Sleeve


The winner of my review copy of Rugged Knits: 24 Practical Projects for Everyday Living by Andrea Rangel is Jen R., who has been emailed. Thanks to everyone who left a comment. I am making good progress on Kinsale. I finished the first sleeve and have attached it to the body. I picked up stitches along the […]

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Rugged Knits


I have another new book to review: This is Rugged Knits: 24 Practical Projects for Everyday Living by Andrea Rangel. You can view the projects on Ravelry, here. (I note that the title says there are 24 projects, but there are actually 22 patterns in the book. Two of the patterns are for hats that […]

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