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Finished Handwarmers

Here's my pair of handwarmers. I finished the first so quickly that I immediately cast on the other to avoid second-glove syndrome 🙂. My cable and lace repeats were 12 in all instead of 10, and this is only because I was watching the Speed Skating event of the Winter Olympics and got distracted. I… Continue reading Finished Handwarmers

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No Progress Thursday

I seem to be taking one step forward and two steps back as far as this top is concerned. In fact, I had knitted two sets of the repeats (about 6 inches from the Vikkel braids) and was about to progress to the shaping of the bust when I tried it on again, and found… Continue reading No Progress Thursday

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Tortoise Taking Over

This top is going at the speed of a tortoise, literally. I had gotten to 3 or so rows after the hare when I decided to do some quality control and try it on, and found the top had no give at all in the waist area. A close inspection revealed that I carried the… Continue reading Tortoise Taking Over

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Finished Object on Friday

Phew! I finally finished my youngest’s slipover. Shaping the front neck even took longer because my brain just didn’t want to be re-wired to read the chart from the left when knitting the purl side. Anyway, here it is; finished last week but took time on my blocking mat. As it’s half-term, we went to the… Continue reading Finished Object on Friday