Category Archives: all & sundry leftovers

Be jubilant, my feet

You may yet remember, dear reader, my dislike of sock-knitting. I tend to knit them in spurts: best to get them all over with at once. However, for reasons that you can likely imagine — e.g. the state of democracy, … Continue reading

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O ye of little faith!

I dedicate this post (and this project) to all the knitters and crocheters and yarn addicts and fibre hoarders out there who despair of ever diminishing their stashes. Be not afraid — for though my stash had not taken on … Continue reading

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New yarn, sort of

To get rid of some of the laceweight — or rather, with the intention of making it more knittable — I added more twist and then either plied it back on itself or with another yarn remnant of similar colours. … Continue reading

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Stashbuster Sweater

Tott asked for an “itchy sweater” so with some leftover Lett Lopi from my own Tomtens, I made him a Bog Jacket. It busted all 3 skeins of the dark yarn (with just a few meters left remaining) and…not very … Continue reading

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More mittens!

I love mittens! And, true to form, although I really don’t need any more of them, or know anyone who needs more (because, sadly, most of my friends prefer gloves), I spent the last few days busting some stash. The … Continue reading

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Heat wave

The past two weeks have proven unconducive to much knitting given the extreme heat we’re suffering (yes, suffering) – while 28 degrees Celsius is probably laughably cold in other parts of the world, it renders this particular Norwegian-Canadian family lethargic … Continue reading

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Those stashbuster scarves…

All right, now I’ve knitted myself through all of the suitable stash remnants and I’m only halfway through the 10 designs that are supposed to make up the book, but I refuse to spin or buy yarn specifically for something … Continue reading

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