Month: January 2012

Hexipuff Madness: The Chicago Skies Quilt

January 31, 2012

My knitting life has really gotten heavy duty lately. I’m working on multiple projects (more on those later) and watching the mail for Knit Picks packages. But sometimes, you get infected with a crafting brain worm of sorts. An idea occurs to you and you just can’t let it go. For me, it came in […]

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FO: Lunch Hour Success

January 27, 2012

Herring-POWN’D It’s a Friday, which means I’ll take a VICTORY. Wouldn’t you? After attempting this pattern more times that I care to admit, I finally successfully finished a Herringbone Cowl from The Purl Bee. This is a deceptively simple pattern, but I could never find the right yarn or the right tension to really get […]

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Sweater-itis

January 20, 2012

Today, I feel like a grownup. For the first time in my knitting life, I swatched before starting a project. I recieved a package full of lovely new yarn and was able to stop myself from diving right in on this sweater project that I’m really excited about. Please remember this occasion. The project I’m […]

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FO: Shawl-ty

January 18, 2012

Ok, the title of this post kind of fails. I was thinking “shorty” and trying to make a pun… moving on. I had an unexpected visit to my hometown in Indiana this past weekend because a family member was in the hospital. She seems to have bounced back pretty quickly and we keep checking in […]

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This Is It

January 10, 2012

I got busy over the holidays. I know you did, too. I was busy knitting, which I know is a surprise for you because I haven’t posted for months and months! But I realized that these were gifts for people and showing them all over the internet before Christmas kind of defeated the point. And […]

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