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Kudos

Kudos to our very own MathewGnagy for having his beautiful "Helleborus Yoke" top in the Winter/Spring 2010 issue of KNITSCENE! (pg 16).

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oh dear.

One of those moments when you realize that instead of merely repairing the holes on the underside aran panels of the sleeves on the sweater for the old lady in assisted care with dementia...you're goi

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Oh My Cow!

I was at Jo-Anne's fabric buying some cotton twill for making some pants, and I needed to go find a while wool/nylon blend for fixing a client's sweater (worn out cuffs and elbows on an ancient aran).

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New deadline for sizequeen needle project...

OK, I think I freaked some guys out with the idea of designing and knitting a superbulky sweater in 6 weeks. So.... Howabout the by the beginning of May.

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Get out yer BIG NEEDLES BOYS!

After my last blog post about how the finishing of a client's sweater on 15mm (US 19!!!!) needles made me feel like I was knitting with, forgive me, dildos, I had mused about the challenge of designin

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slightly baudy warning.

I'm finishing a sweater in Rowan Big Wool for a client. It is knit on US 15's. I feel like I am knitting with Dildos. Very pointy, cheap, hollow, plastic dildos. Ick ick ick.

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re-evaluation

As much as I've been enjoying the "hat a day" bit, I realize it's not helping me fulfill what I really want to do, which is to get my sweater patterns finished and made and tested, and sized...

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My Thursday: The zen of knitting and truck repair

It's now Friday and pissing rain in Portland, so I'm inside knitting on a commissioned piece.

But yesterday, I:
Got up, fed my mare, turned her out and cleaned her stall.

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Hat a day continued

Sorry, no new pictures, but I'm at 14 hats, this, the Jan 12th. I'll post some photos to Flickr and transfer them over to my Rav acct.

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Hat a day continued

My computer died, so I have to be creative how I download photos. Unfortunately, I don't seem to be able to download to this page.

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