Firebird WIP

I’m making slow progress on my Firebird socks. As a reminder, this pattern is from the book The Enchanted Sole by Janel Laidman. It’s gorgeous and very intimidating. I’m still on the leg of the first sock, and I’ve been working on it for two weeks! First things first: I gave up on using the…

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November WIP

I have a nemesis. It’s this sweater. It’s a pattern by Kim Hargreaves called “Calm”. I’m, sadly, not calm when it comes to this project! I’m extremely annoyed. Years ago, this was supposed to be the first piece of clothing I’d knit. I bought white mohair yarn, got to knitting, then gave up because turns…

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What’s in the box?

A few weeks ago The Sweaty Knitter asked where our WIPs live, as well as our assorted crafting supplies. My WIPs usually live in plastic bags, but my knitting and sewing supplies do have a more romantic home. I found this box in my Grandma’s wardrobe full to the brim with vintage gloves. While I…

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From the archives: My knitting needle case

Knitting needles are the sneakiest little buggers. If I’m not careful, I’ll distribute them evenly over my apartment and my Dad’s house. Sometimes I open a drawer to find a needle and just go “there you are! I was looking all over the place for you”. I am not a neat person. (This is also…

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