Tag Archives: diy

The Quarter Stitch

Now that we’ve passed the Solstice and summer has officially begun I’ve been thinking about my summer knitting projects. In particular, I’ve thought about one of the new projects I am hoping to start this summer, The Exploration Station. It … Continue reading

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It is supposed to look like a heart

  I have re-caught the tatting bug. So, I took to Pinterest and I found This Christmas tree Celtic knot.  I thought for sure this would be easy. It is just chains and picots.  I don’t think I got the … Continue reading

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One stitch at a time

I have been working, one row at a time in stolen minutes between statistical models I’m running for my day job, on being a more consistent crocheter. I want to make the stitches tight on the hook but that makes … Continue reading

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I made a thing!

I finished my crochet shawl! I love easy crochet patterns! They are my new favorite! As you can see, I need to work on my tension and stitch size. But, first (third) projects have that look about them. (As you … Continue reading

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Following my arrow 

  This is the fire cake by Spartickes Dyes.  This is from the Gilmore Girls yarn club!   by

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Knitting with gifts

One of the best things in life is being given wool by friends and family. It is so wonderful to think of people I love searching through yarn shops or markets and picking something out with me in mind. (This … Continue reading

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Hibernation

Earlier this year I asked the question: when do you decide to frog? I really hate frogging, not just because it is a pain to back out of a pattern but also because I hate all the wasted effort it … Continue reading

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