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Mystery Shawl KAL: Part the Fourth

Not unexpectedly for a shawl requiring 680 yards of yarn, the rows are getting longer…and longer…and longer. At the end of clue 4 (whichever version you choose), you will have 329 stitches. Since my Knitpicks interchangeable set has a 60″ … Continue reading

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The Road More Trampled

Ysolda Teague’s Follow Your Arrow Mystery Shawl KAL has a wrinkle I’ve not seen before: each week we are given two pattern sections, but we have to choose which one to follow. Since there are 5 “clues,” there are 32 possible … Continue reading

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Follow Your Arrow Mystery KAL Continued: The Curse of Indecision

So, Ysolda Teague’s Follow Your Arrow Mystery Shawl KAL started last Monday. I had chosen my yarn and swatches for gauge, and to make sure I liked the fabric. Clue 1B started with a garter tab, and I’ve never done … Continue reading

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Mystery Knit-a-Long! Mystery! Mystery! (Well, I do know it’s a shawl.)

Tomorrow is the start of Ysolda Teague’s “Follow Your Arrow” mystery shawl knit-a-long. I don’t usually do mystery knit-a-longs as I have such limited knitting time and such a huge Ravelry queue that spending time knitting I-know-not-what doesn’t usually appeal. For … Continue reading

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Dear heavens, I forgot I had a blog

What with all the moving and changing jobs and whatnot, I forgot to blog. Or, I knit so little I had nothing to blog about. I am still working on Bigger on the Inside. I’ve finished the top lace section … Continue reading

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A knitting crossroads

I am in the home stretch of The Sweater That Would Not Be Finished. I have one sleeve-and-side seam to complete. The burning question comes to mind: what next? I have SO MANY choices. I could finish a few other … Continue reading

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These are the Stripes that Never End/They Just Go On and On My Friend…

I love Ravelry. I document my knitting projects on Ravelry and that is how I know I started this sweater project on November 20, 2010. It’s a striped turtleneck pullover, knit on size 1 – 2 needles (whatever gets you gauge, … Continue reading

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It’s a Mystery (KAL)

I am knitting, and I have no idea what I’m knitting. Well, I’m pretty sure it’s not socks. And the whole project takes only 400 yards of fingering weight yarn. But beyond that, I have no idea. I had this: … Continue reading

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S is for Swap

Ravelry has many, many different discussion boards, practically one for any interest you can name. If there isn’t one, you can start it. Several of the groups I belong to periodically put together swaps. These are delightful arrangements in which … Continue reading

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WTF? or Darn, There’s a Hole in my Sock, Redux

Not that long ago, I darned a hole in the ball of the foot on one of my Simplicity socks (pattern by Janel Laidman) and shared the process with you. A couple days ago, I went to wear them again … Continue reading

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