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FO: Får Hat

I’m catching up on FO posts, beginning with the last one I finished first. Because why not. Back when I spotted the Woolfolk yarn at Rhinebeck, I purposefully bought two skeins of the worsted weight Får in different colors so I could knit a colorwork hat. Look at me, planning […]

FO: Pod of Cetaceans

Well, this post has taken a long time to show itself. I finished knitting my Pod of Cetaceans almost a month ago, but I’m just now getting around to posting about it. I fell in love with this pattern from Elinor Brown the moment I saw it, and it fit […]

Things we are not discussing

1. We are not discussing how many times it took me to knit and then re-knit the toe of this sock. 2. We are not discussing the numerous modifications I made and how I didn’t write any of them down so I can absolutely repeat them on the second sock. […]

A good day for knitwear

I tried something new yesterday—sledding. Florida doesn’t really have hills and definitely doesn’t have snow, and my family was never one for traveling much in the winter, so I’d never really had a chance to try out snow sports like sledding. So it would have been a great day to […]

Ice is cold and other revelations

Scraping ice off one’s windshield in the mornings before leaving for work is probably a pretty common winter occurrence in most parts of the world. I, however, like to bring my own spin to this chore by giggling my way through it, because it means that a) it’s cold and […]

Stranded!

I have been completely obsessed with stranded colorwork lately. I can’t get it off of my mind. 1. 2. 3. I love unexpected color combinations, and updated takes on traditional stranded knitting, especially Fair Isle and Norwegian styles. 4. 5. 6. And I love how people use stranded colorwork to […]