My current work in progress:

1. Mighty Mini, designed by Rachel Henry, knit from Socks That Rock Worthy in the "Tanzanite" and "The Green That Sings" colorways on a 3.0 mm needle.
2. Myriad stealth projects.

Happy Birthday, Loki!

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Today, April 16, is Loki’s birthday! He is three years old! In honor of Loki’s birthday I am having a pattern sale: all of my patterns available for sale on Ravelry (including my new Nordic Scarf pattern) will be 40% off through the end of April if you use the coupon code LOKI when you check […]

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Cute

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I recently received a copy of a soon-to-be-published book (May 6, 2014), Cute Crochet World, by Suzann Thompson. This is a collection of crochet patterns for . . . a lot of cute stuff. I guess this falls under the definition of amigurumi (which I looked up in wikipedia): Amigurumi (編みぐるみ?, lit. crocheted or knitted stuffed toy) is the Japanese art of knittingor crocheting small stuffed animals and anthropomorphic […]

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Bang a Gong (Get It On)

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(Apologies to the late great Mark Bolan) What’s with the T-Rex song title? Because I finished my own little T-Rex! He is knit from Rebecca Danger’s Terrence the Tap Dancing T-Rex pattern. I used a skein of Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock in the “Lucky” colorway, on a U.S. size 2 needle. Just […]

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Twelve Years

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First things first, the winner of a copy of  Happy Feet by Cathy Carron is Jamie, who has been emailed. Thanks to everyone who left a comment to enter the contest and of course to the always-generous Sixth and Spring Books for supplying the books for review and giveaway. It escaped my notice last week that my blog […]

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In the Spring

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In the Spring a knitter’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of small projects. (With apologies to Alfred, Lord Tennyson for butchering one of his lines.) Small projects, you say? How about footwear? I was sent this new book for review: This is Happy Feet by Cathy Carron, which has a publication date of April 1, […]

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