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FO Report – Checkers

It’s finished!  At last, long, long last, I have finished Checkers.  I really love this scarf: finishing it was one of the highlights of a really great weekend.  May I present it, modelled by the ever-charming Mozart. Remember how I may have implied I was getting sick of knitting this? I don’t.  All I remember […]

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Happy cycling

It’s been a while since I posted anything about knitting.  There’s a very good reason for that: it’s been a while since I had anything worth posting about knitting.  I’m still ploughing away on the Checkers scarf (when will it END?), although my use of the verb ‘ploughing’ suggests a degree of activity and energy […]

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Skating on thin ice

I knit because I love to do it.  I love the gentle, non-attentive process of creating each stitch, and I love the intensive concentration period before casting on, where I examine the pattern thoroughly, identify potential problems, and work out whether or not the gauge is going to produce a garment to fit me perfectly […]

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Old and New

I said I would finish things, didn’t I? Here we go: a pair of cashmere footlets. This is part of my 2008-Let’s-Make-More-Socks campaign (I’m looking for a catchier title). Also, I know I used this pic before, but taking pictures of my feet is a bit too difficult for tonight. Maybe later, darling. And let […]

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