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I’m a champion!

I finished up some knitting projects recently, and have a great announcement about a shawl I’ve been working on since 2015. I finished the Nouveau Beaded Lace shawl I’ve been working on in black Baruffa Cashwool with silver beads: I took it to the Clark County Fair and Rodeo, which was April 12-16. When  I got there on […]

Finished a Few Things

I finished knitting a couple of things this week! First, I took a hand-dyed “sock blank” from Knit Picks (dyed around Easter) and transformed it from this: Into these: The pattern is Twisted, from Knitty. The sock blank was harder to work with than I realized. I had thought, for some brainless reason, that you […]

Handspun maple leaf shawl of comfort

Recently on Google+, a group of us decided to knit and crochet the Maple Leaf Shawl as a Fiber-A-Long in December. People went about getting their yarn and needles together throughout October and November, and wrapping up any loose ends of crafting before the month started. I started on December 1st and finished by the […]

Dragon Knitting

I’m following along with Kim Harrison’s dragon knit-along! This weekend’s homework was to knit 5 pieces of a wing: There are increases and decreases in these pieces, some of which are a little weird. I’ll be honest– Harrison could use a good technical editor (there are common guidelines she isn’t sticking to, and she has […]

Pretty Teal Shawl

I started knitting this shawl in February, using yarn I bought during San Diego Comic Con last year. The pattern is Dianna, and the yarn is a discontinued colorway of Zitron Filigran– long color repeats that were exactly what I wanted for this entrelac lace shawl. For the record, I have had this shawl in […]

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