Category Archives: sweaters

Selfish sweater

In order to make myself feel better about buying yarn (i.e. expanding the stash) I’ve developed the rule that it isn’t actually stash if it’s cast on right away. Therefore, Black Friday’s bounty doesn’t really count, since it’s well on … Continue reading

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Winter knitting

A really great thing about having (relatively) small kids is the fact that one can knit an entire sweater from a single skein of yarn (more or less). Hey presto! Another raglan in Nøstebarn 2-ply merino (held double) for Tott, … Continue reading

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Some of my unfavourite things

I guess every knitter keeps a list of some items they’d rather never knit. Excluding the household items (dishcloths, pillow covers, rugs, etc) mine is short but drastic: socks and sweaters. But as you’ve likely noticed by now, dear reader, … Continue reading

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“Mummy, I like itchy sweaters!”

Tott sometimes spouts quite a lot of nonsense, and I think that his latest declaration of liking itchy sweaters falls firmly into that category. Still, he was quite thrilled about this latest Bog Jacket in some leftover Lett Lopi — … Continue reading

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Socks and sweater

Knoll’s sweater – the first time in the past 3 years that he hasn’t complained about itchiness. It’s Abuelita Merino Worsted and hopefully it will neither pill nor matt as awfully as the reviews on Ravelry seem to suggest. It’s … Continue reading

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Socks! And two small sweaters!

I must admit that I lack any sort of creativity at all when it comes to socks. But at least the sock yarn stash is much diminished (though there are still more pairs to come).

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Boxer Rebellion

It’s a Bog Jacket in stockinette stitch – not a unique mod at all, but this canvas, as it were, allows for yet another Viking cable à la Elsebeth Lavold (have you noticed yet, dear reader, that she’s one of … Continue reading

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