Tag Archives: WIPs

Looking at my knitting

So, I started a project in the dark days of winter simply because I wanted something bright to look at. I started a garter trap. Everything about the project was strategic. I picked annoyingly bright yarn from my stash. It … Continue reading

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Summer Knitting

Summer is almost upon us and my summer projects in my professional life are in full swing. So, I decided that I need to consider my summer knitting goals. I always have things languishing on my needles. I am a … 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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Beginnings

I am consistently a week behind with these posts from love your blog. It was hard to come up with something to write for beginnings. I found this funny because I am obsessed with beginnings. I have start-itis. Since the … Continue reading

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Frogging and then frogging again

A couple days ago I was looking at my follow your arrow and I was thinking, “I should pick that up and knit it” but I just wasn’t feeling it. In fact, looking at it was making me unhappy. So, … 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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Getting back on the hobby horse

Nothing feels better than feeling better. After I wrote the post on not feeling well, I spent a few days alternating between napping and working. And, then I was back on the knitting horse. I felt better even if I … Continue reading

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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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Nerdy Little Valentine ( A week late, but nonetheless heart felt)

Ladles and Jelly Spoons, I am a huge nerd. Let me provide you with some evidence. My sister introduced me to a book series, (possible spoilers ahead) in which there was a character that I fell in love with and … Continue reading

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Cold Sheep Revisited

At the end of the last year I realized that my yarn stash was eating my life. (More accurately, it was eating the corner of my bedroom where it lives.) The logical solution to this problem, other than to de-stash, … Continue reading

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