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WIP Wednesday – Play it again, Sam.

Posted by on Jan 21, 2009 in fiber | 3 comments

I’ve made steady progress on the wheat-ear pullover. I might have made more progress if I hadn’t left it at a friends house on Saturdays. I have cast on the underarm stitches since this raglan has a snug arm fit. I’ve also finished the cables, so its time to figure out the bust dart shaping. I’m wondering if my neckline will be...

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What does the future hold?

Posted by on Jan 20, 2009 in fiber | 40 comments

As the United States of America rings in a new president,  all are watching and waiting with batted breath what the future holds.  I have hopes and dreams for this administration as many of ya’ll do too. For me, I’ve reached and passed my Second Blogiversary.  I’m so happy.  I started this blog so that I could focus on my art work again,...

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FO Friday: Snow When?

Posted by on Jan 16, 2009 in fiber | 1 comment

Pattern: Snow White by Ysolda Teague Raveled Here Yarn:Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted – just under 5 skeins of Indigo Needles: US 9 Knitpicks Harmony Interchangeables Mods: Other than my usual modification to add Horizonal Bust Darts, I didn’t do any intentional modifications.  The only unintentional modification that I did and actually like how...

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WIP Wednesday – fast and furious startitus

Posted by on Jan 14, 2009 in fiber | 5 comments

When Minty released the Tapestry Cowl, I knew I needed to knit it but I needed to find just the perfect yarn for it.    Little did I know that the perfect yarn would land on my doorstep at the end of September. This beautiful yarn is my Magnolia Society yarn club September offering.  Its a beautiful multi-dimensional brown called Black Madeira FIg.  Its...

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Self-Control: Does it free or confine?

Posted by on Jan 12, 2009 in fiber | 2 comments

When I finally landed on self-control as the 3rd and final dress, my advisers were shocking and unsure that a dress about control would be beautiful. They imagined a dress resembling a straight-jacket not allowing freedom at all, because being “self-control” is a negative idea for many. I felt something would come of my research.  How often do...

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