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simultaneous sleeves on circular needles

I have too¬† many projects on needles at the moment. I did not mind having two projects, the mohair throw for my nephew, and then a jumper for myself. However, I then noticed that my son’s need is greater than … Continue reading

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green alpaca jumper

I dabble in several different crafts. However, I try to restrict myself to a single project in progress in each of those crafts. I make the rules, so I make the exceptions. Small projects that can be completed within a … Continue reading

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Christmas approaches

We all have colds. But that did not keep my son from fetching the Christmas tree from my wardrobe and insisting that we put it up. I promised two weeks ago that we could put it up on the long … Continue reading

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the lesson I never learn

I rarely cast on the right amount of stitches before I start knitting. I wish I would learn to count stitches in a quiet room. Even marking every fifty stitches and counting them twice didn’t work. Somehow I had 200 … Continue reading

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fingerless gloves

I love fingerless gloves. I first made some when I was at high school. The house was cold. I could wear them while doing homework and playing violin. Many years later I appreciated their usefulness when walking on cold mountains … Continue reading

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Top of Fairisle Jumper

I have reached the neck shaping on the fairisle jumper. It is almost complete. I decided that I would have the raglan shaping, as it is simple and fits well. I forgot that meant that each time I began a … Continue reading

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sydney scarf

We went to Sydney for a holiday, for a week. I did not intend to take any knitting with me as I knew I would be busy, and thought I would give my hands a rest. However, just listening to … Continue reading

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