Category Archives: shawls

Red, white, and PURPLE!

New patterns! Purple cowl: Brisingamen Purple shawl: Margit Hjuxe White Faroese shawl: Shawl for the 17th of May White baby blanket: Jurriaan Red & White shawl: A Wandering Canadian – seeking testers here! Red shawl: Raven-Wine Advertisements

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Another sweater!

Sorry, I couldn’t resist. This yarn spent about 3 years in the stash — it’s Silk me Lace by Greta and the Fibers, handdyed in Barcelona. As it languished unknitted, I really came to dislike the colour, but as I … Continue reading

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This is totally a sweater

Whenever I knit in public, people often ask me if I’m knitting a sweater. Yes. Well. Here is my new “sweater.”

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Izzy wizzy, let’s get busy

Did you know that there’s a secret manuscript of the Odyssey wherein Circe enchants her wine with the following spell? Izzy wizzy, let’s get busy. Make this wine sweet and fizzy! Most of the past 3 weeks have been spent … Continue reading

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The Woods at Alby

Maybe it’s easier to take blocking pics because there’s no expectation of awesomeness in said pics. Anyway, as usual there is nothing to recommend either my blocking or photography skills but I did love the repetitiveness and simplicity of this … Continue reading

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I joined Pinterest

Why did I keep writing that post title as “I jointed Pinterest”? I don’t even joint chickens! But yes. I joined Pinterest. Anyway, it being required to provide Pinterest with a minimum of 5 (!) topics so that they could … Continue reading

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

No, it’s a swatch! As I sit here in my little cave, also known as my study, contemplating this piece of a potential pattern, I like to imagine sunlight streaming through the nonexistent windows to the limpid notes of Debussy. … Continue reading

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