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Quilt-Inspired Knitting

As the granny square blanket I crocheted for Granddaughter F caused havoc in my right wrist, I waffled between weaving or knitting an afghan for Grandson O.  I settled on knitting and started looking for ideas.  I found them in … Continue reading

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What I Learned From the KAL …

Last month I joined the 2014 Rose City Yarn Crawl Mystery Knit Along (KAL).  I finished the project four weeks later but will not join another KAL.  What happened? There were good aspects of the KAL … The pattern was well written by an experienced designer … Continue reading

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Knitting and Reading

I find it difficult to sit too still and TV programs too boring to lose myself in.  Even recuperating from a nasty bug, I keep myself occupied.  (Thor calls me “self-contained.”) As I have been going back and forth over … Continue reading

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My First KAL

I have never participated in a KAL (knit-along).  I rarely follow patterns (though I often start out with the intent that I will), so the idea of knitting from a pattern that is doled out in pieces over several weeks has always … Continue reading

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