Category Archives: Actual Knitting Content

Let the orange be orange

And that’s a lot of orange. I had to bring the yarn in a little sooner than I wanted because it started to rain, but on the whole, I’m happy with how it turned out–there are some blank spots where … Continue reading

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Badventures in Dyeing

As with many other things, there is a Correct way to dye yarn, and then there’s chucking some yarn in a bucket with a color to see what comes out. It’s common among knitters to have many UFOs–UnFinished Objects–and that … Continue reading

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Korkhenn, with Sochi Chicken variation

This is another entry to a line of cat toys that can be stuffed with a cork from a wine bottle: Korkfisshe, Korkmauser, and Korkmann. The idea is that the cork won’t leave fluff all over the house when kitty … Continue reading

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Cup, cup and away!

Materials: US #6 dpns US #8 straight needles Worsted wool in colors for trunks, belt, tights, and cape: I used Paton’s Classic Wool. With trunk color, cast on 40 stitches, and join to knit in the round. Place marker at … Continue reading

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Month of Mailings

I may have too much I mean a lot of yarn. It was so nice to get in touch with everyone–I love the cards I’ve gotten, too!      

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A Pie Pin for Pi Day

Pi Day is March 14: 3.14. To be honest I fall on the cake side of the cake-or-pie debate (also cake in cake-or-death) but every holiday should have a lovely ornament, right? (A shameless self promotional moment: did you know … Continue reading

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Fancy earmuffs

So over in the google-verse, it was suggested that I knit a pair of earmuffs for a certain Friend From Vox. Since earmuffs have hardware n’ stuff, I thought to knit coverings for an existing pair: earmuff sweaters, or earmuff … Continue reading

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