Monthly Archives: March 2008

solid color freeform

new one I’ve really enjoyed making these afghan squares. With one color, the approach is totally different than when I use lots of colors and textures of yarn. Here, it’s all in the texture that I create. Making it interesting … Continue reading

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it’s not really scarf season……

……….but I keep starting more scarves. I think it’s because I’m doing a lot of knitting away from home these last few weeks, and scarves are wonderfully portable. Multi-yarn freeform work is not! So, the first 2 pictures are of … Continue reading

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random stuff

The crochet spiral purse is almost finished. Making the lining is the next step, but I need to get a short zipper first. Last week’s trip to Terre Haute included a trip to a local yarn store–Riverwools on Wabash Avenue. … Continue reading

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road trip knitting

We just took a trip out to Indiana, and it was a great opportunity for some knitting! Because most of my current projects are freeform, they require lots of different balls of yarn. One of them is a purse that … Continue reading

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afghan square in progress

In the previous post I forgot to mention that I finished the Boteh scarf while we were in Terre Haute. Needing another project, I looked in my knitting bag and noticed that there was plenty of yarn left over from … Continue reading

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fun with bullions

These are close ups of some random freeform work. The bullions take a little longer to make, but they look so great! They’re worth the time………..

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blocking lace

Hmmm. I’m not a lace person, so I have no experience blocking this stuff. I’ve pinned some of it, but I don’t like the little points that are going to show up where the pins are stuck in. So, this … Continue reading

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