knitting

Life Lately, mid-June 2020

Blue skies and fluffy clouds. Summer (weather) is here! Lots of warm days and beautiful weather. A certain little someone adores being outside, so we're maintaining a two-walks-a-day (or more) routine. Noticing flowers on walks, too...

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Mother's day knitted gifts

Dubbed as such by my mom upon receipt. ;) They are her colors, and the minute I saw this yarn, I wanted to knit something for her with it. She wears handknit socks all the time and sends me photos of them, so of course, I will happily continue to knit her socks. DetailsFor more details, see my ravelry project pageSize: 56 stitches, for approximately a women's mediumNeedles: US 1, which is not my usual sock needle...

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Several finished quarantine knits and creativity check, April 2020

Yarn: Shepherd's Wool Worsted in peach Pattern: Tread by Shannon Cook Specifics/modifications: Sized down needles, but otherwise, knit to pattern. Yarn: Cascade Yarns Eco Duo (alpaca/merino blend) Pattern: Graham by Jennifer Adams Specifics/modifications: Specifics/modifications: I sized down my needles (of course), and I altered the crown of the hat to make it slightly less pointed. In all honesty, I haven't blocked this yet, but I do imagine that the crown will flatten some when I do block it. Yarn: Stress Knits favorite base, in the colorway etching (grey), and madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light + Copper Glitter, in the colorway Mars Rover...

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Tundra Jumper, finished

This sweater has been "finished" for a little while, but even before the yoke was finished, I had a feeling that the proportions may be off. For my body shape, anyway. And so, after completing the neckline, I set about figuring out how to modify this (bottom-up) knit sweater to be more wearable. Then, referencing Episode 33 of Fruity Knitting, I cut into my sweater body, and carefully unraveled it...

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