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WIP Wednesday – a quick update

Posted by on Nov 19, 2008 in fiber | 2 comments

I’ve been working hard at my design and I’m almost done.  YEAH!!! Mostly the Secret Squirrel Design Project has been worked on, but ….. The cowl was started because I needed something easy for a dinner party. Snow white was started because I was annoyed after frogging 5 days of work on my Secret Squirrel Project. Now 5 days later...

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FO Friday – A long time coming

Posted by on Nov 7, 2008 in fiber | 3 comments

These socks have been done and gifted in a swap many many months ago. Eep. Pattern: Jeweled Steps by Cat Bordhi from New Pathways for Sock knitters Book 1 Raveled Here Yarn: Crystal Palace Yarns Panda Wool Print Colorway: Red Cinnamon – 2 skeins Needles: US 0 (2.0mm) Crystal Palace Bamboo circulars Mods: I reduced the gauge for these socks but other...

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WIP Wednesday – the unseen kind

Posted by on Nov 5, 2008 in fiber | 3 comments

I am done with all the projects that you saw last week, but now that means I need to buckle down and work on a commission for a yarn company.  Mums the word till it is released.  I have been knitting away all day and had many false starts and icky ideas but I’m super happy with my current idea. So if you could help me out and cheer me on that would...

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FO Friday – Pre-Christmas gifting

Posted by on Oct 31, 2008 in fiber | 3 comments

There’s a bit of an FO backlog here at the PoF headquarters.  I had saved up FOs to post for ya’ll while I was on vacation in Hawaii and then I totally ran out of time and then disappeared for October.  So please bear with me while I catch ya’ll up.  First let me distract you with a “poor” (at least in her mind) Doxie....

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WIP Wednesday – Almost done & Re-do

Posted by on Oct 29, 2008 in fiber | 2 comments

I finished the hem of Flair on Sunday evening, since then I have stalled on the sleeve.   Flair is coming out rather slim, its going to be more cardigan than jacket so I have decided to go with the blue buttons from the post last Wednesday. I am nervous but I seem to always be nervous before I block something. Since I’m trying to figure out...

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FO Friday – Bead Around My Neck

Posted by on Oct 24, 2008 in fiber | 3 comments

Pattern: Faberge Cowl by Nina Machlin Dayton Raveled Here Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted – 3/4 skein in Polar Morn Needles: Knitpicks Harmony Interchangeables US 8 (5.0mm) Mods: None unless you consider shorter and less beads as a mod.  I bought 3 tubes of beads and ran out so I stopped.  It was 5″ tall. Facts to Remember:  When beading...

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