Monthly Archives: October 2007

instant gratification

Today I was organizing some knitting stuff, and I came across an old project: some log cabin freeform squares that I had sewn up into a reversible bag with knitted handles. It was cute, but not functional. Besides being a … Continue reading

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More workshop pics and some more finished socks

Finished Sockinas! Hooray! It’s about time…. Here are Brandon’s sample swatches from Saturday’s workshop. Notice that I did not put them in the same post as my own swatch to avoid comparisons! I really like both of these swatches. I … Continue reading

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celebrity sighting

The knitting workshop wasn’t my only big activity this past weekend. On Sunday I had an orchestra job in Raleigh playing for the Regis Philbin/Susan Lucci concert. I didn’t know what to expect, but it was a lot of fun. … Continue reading

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color workshop

This weekend I went to a knitting color workshop taught by Brandon Mably of the Kaffe Fassett design studio. I’ve been to this same workshop 6 years ago with Brandon, but I didn’t do so well. When I saw he’d … Continue reading

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new projects

It’s the season for gift-knitting. At least, it’s the season of realizing that if you’re going to knit gifts, you had better start NOW. I have a list. I’m getting started. But there are many pictures I will not be … Continue reading

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new Jitterbug

I taught a sock class last week, and this is the sock I worked on during class. Dusk colorway, very pretty. I always divide sock skeins that have punk yardage, and the picture above shows how little yarn I had … Continue reading

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Opal re-knitted

Finally, the purple Opal socks are done! I knitted these a few years ago when I got back into making socks, but they were too narrow, and I didn’t like the gauge. A few months ago I decided to reknit … Continue reading

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