Category Archives: Finished

^d8 knit & crochet

Have been finishing things like *crazy* lately. Am on my 10th pair of the fingerless mitts from the previous post. Pair 10 is being worked with Lang Yarns YAK (in a very pretty ivory shade), and they are super-soft. It will … Continue reading

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Proof of life

I’ve been getting a lot of knitting done lately! Some pics… This is a scarf looks different on both sides (only one side shown for now) due to the way the brioche stitch pattern encourages each yarn to “choose a … Continue reading

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New Pattern: Kaleidoscope {Fingerless Mitts}

My new year just got a little happier with the publishing of this crochet pattern. It’s the one people have asked about the most, and it’s now available in 3 sizes. Pattern is offered in written and charted format, and … Continue reading

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New Pattern!

Just published Viracocha Shawlette last week and finally had some time to put it up here on the site. This is another in the set of Peruvian-inspired patterns. The yarn is from Mountain Meadow Wool and knit up beautifully. Check … Continue reading

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Sew, a needle pulling thread

I’ve been busier than a 5 year old in a vat of cotton candy lately, though not with knitting, oddly enough. Mostly it’s been crochet and sewing. I’ve been making some stuff with my vintage-themed fabrics like this little trivet … Continue reading

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Stick a fork in it!

Usoa is finally done. Need to block it and get the pattern squared away. This one was so simple! I’m worried that that means the pattern will be a real nightmare. Even though I only made it in one size, … Continue reading

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6 sides to every story

Finished this fingerless mitt yesterday. I keep putting it on and admiring it; it’s probably one of the prettiest things I’ve ever made (IMO anyway). Decided to do blank hexagons on the palm for two reasons: they were faster to … Continue reading

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…

a finished object! Yay! Excuse the grainy photo. My camera doesn’t like the lighting in my bathroom. Whew. FO fumes will now propel me to a much-faster finish of the Usoa shawl. Gogogogogogo!

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New pattern!

Just published the pattern for Kuelap Fingerless Mitts! They look complicated, but you only need to use one color at a time, so the knitting goes by quickly. This is a great way to destash odd balls of this or … Continue reading

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Needs more cowbell

After slacking far too long on posting photos of things in the works, I give you a feast for the eyes: What you can’t see in the picture is how deliciously s-s-s-s-s-soft this fiber is. Also the sparkle is really … Continue reading

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