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January 10th, 2014

mr.cullen's picture

A hat, socks and cold weather

Hi. It's been awhile since I've posted anything. I've been knitting more lately since this Minnesota weather turned brutally and bitterly cold. The weather inspired me to take up my needles and finish a hat. Yesterday I cast off the top of this striped black and dark grey stocking hat.

January 9th

Sock-it-2me's picture

Snowed In Marathon Sweater

Last Friday I was snowed in, so I went "stash diving" and found this Knit Picks "Wool of the Andes" and started a top down raglan. The colors are "grizzly heather" and "opal heather"....warm and cool...earth and sky.
Four days in was frigid cold outside and inside a warm sweater grew!

January 8th

KenInMaine's picture

Finger Mitts

I was off for four days starting last Friday and ended up having much of this time to myself. The weather was quite frigid, snowy and windy, so I decided to take this time to tackle a pair of mittens. I had

January 6th

ilhiker's picture

Housebound Knitting

My school district canceled school today, so I busied myself getting a project done for a friend of mine. Initially, I was just planning on doing the socks, but had enough yarn left over to do a hat as well. So, he gets both. I tried something different with the socks. I used the heavy worsted wool, but instead of using the recommended US7 or US8 needles, I used US5.

colamanknits's picture

ANOTHER PAIR

Stroll by Knit Picks. Colorway is Cartoons.

colamanknits's picture

SOCK BINGE

This is a pair I finished a few weeks ago. The yarn is Felici that I got from Knit Picks. The colorway is Rainbow which they currently have back-ordered.

eaco24's picture

The cowl is comin along!

Only about 6 more rounds of pattern to go (8") and I'll be done with this bad boy.

January 5th

GLADDINGVANDERIPE's picture

Monastery Knitting

This weekend I went on a retreat at Saint Gregory's monastery in Three Rivers MI... I actually knitted in public at the guesthouse.

January 4th

AKQGuy's picture

The Storms pass through here to blow onto the East with fury.

We have actually gotten a bit more snow than normal this year. I woke up to a bit of a white world for three weekends in a row again this morning.

January 3rd

PeterMark's picture

Paton's Decor Warm Thoughts Throw

Does anyone have the pattern for the Warm Thoughts Throw? I used to have the pattern. Problem is I'm only half way done with the blanket. Google doesn't help. Nor does Ravelry.