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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

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The Tortoise and the Hare

I’m back from a hiatus due to illness and want to share with you my not so latest cast on. Hope you’re all having a good weekend. I cast this on immediately Cables, came off my needles (weeks ago actually) and it promises some interesting techniques like steeking and Vikkel braid (is this the same as… Continue reading The Tortoise and the Hare