September Works in Progress

Ruby by Joan McGowan-Michaels This cardigan pattern has been in my queue ever since I joined Ravelry over ten years ago. I always dreamed about knitting it once I was skilled enough. Ever since I finally downloaded it though, I’ve been struggling with it. I just have a hard time reading it, I seem to…

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August Review

August 2022 saw my return to this blog, after my efforts in this area had been sporadic to say the least for months. I did some knitting, I did some sewing, and then I documented the results for all the internet to see! Why yes, I’m patting myself on the shoulder here. More importantly, it’s…

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Valentine’s Day Cloths

Sometimes you just need a quick satisfying knitting project while you catch up on the past two seasons of The Blacklist. đŸ™‚ Project Overview Pattern: Valentine’s Day Cloths by Kris Knits Yarn: Rico Design Essentials Organic Cotton Aran

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Completely seasonal knitting

At over 30°C this is probably not the most the seasonal knitting work, but I wanted to finally finish it! It was supposed to be a gift for my mother for Christmas, but a wrist tendinitis threw a wrench in these plans for several months. Typing my PhD thesis kinda ruins my health, huh? Since…

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Barely Aislyn

It’s hard to keep up with good habits when you feel like your body fails you. Every time you put out a fire, another one lights up. Your eyes are better – how about some tendinitis? Suddenly it’s good news when things stay the same: your tension neck syndrome is still that and not a…

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Flax

Most of my energy has been going into writing my PhD thesis lately. Then there’s my side job at the after school day care, an education training, the thesis seminar, political volunteering, housekeeping stuff and being a good cat mom and girlfriend. It’s been … a lot, and it’s taking a toll on my mental…

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It really was Instant Love!

PROJECT OVERVIEW Pattern: Instant Love by Taiga Hilliards Yarn: Wolle Rödel Polar

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Rye Light

PROJECT OVERVIEW Pattern: Rye Light by tincanknits, size L Yarn: Schachenmayer Regia

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