Musings

Confirmed

So as not to linger with thoughts of neglect towards poor hubby for too long, THIS gorgeous eye-catching cardigan will be draped over my husband’s back, front, shoulders, opened, closed, in wetness and in dry, in the morning, at noon, and throughout the evenings when next the snow doth fall… Designed by Martin Storey as seen in The Knitter, Issue 67 […]

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Technique

A Knitter’s Reality Check

Once upon a time, I knitted an argyle vest for hubby, photographer.  Possibly some fifteen or so years, ago.  We went to a local yarn shop, he chose the yarn, beautiful Donegal Wool, and I knitted him this argyle vest from Vogue Knitting, Fall 1995.  Argyle was “in”, then.  And, he hasn’t taken the vest off, since.  I mean […]

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Collection

Why Knot

Oh, what a fun project this was and how creative is this designer, Mari Lynn Patrick?  She continues to amaze me with her flawless details and unique designs.  The front and back of this sweater, found in Vogue Knitting, Holiday 2011 are shaped a bit differently so that the front will have enough fabric to fold […]

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Technique

Snaps and Cackle may put a little Pop into your Knits

I really do wear my hand knits and the wearing of them  is where the rubber hits the road.  Believe it or not, my goal  is to NOT notice them when I am wearing them (aside from responding to  their compliments, of course).  If they fit and “wear” comfortably, then, in my opinion, they are […]

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Collection

Museum Worthy

I haven’t actually written a list [yet] of the local spots where we, hubby and I, could visit as we continue our journey of posting finished knitting objects at meaningful on-site locations but I do fear, I may need to begin one.  On the other hand, sometimes the aspects of a garment lend themselves or […]

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Musings

A Knitter’s Keepsake

People blog for many different reasons [in the knitting world], and elsewhere.  Some to share skills or finished objects, to share advice, some to advertise newly published designs, some to state opinions, or to review knitting books.   Not that I don’t do any of those things as well but what mostly motivates me to […]

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