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WIP: Hetty in Red

It’s been a long time since my last post. Well, I have been getting settled in Durham, North Carolina for graduate school and everything has been great. 178 more words

The Everlasting Story

I started designing this cowl a year ago, almost to the day that it was published. As happens with a lot of my designs, I had seen a stitch pattern in a dictionary (one of Barbara Walker’s Treasuries) and swatched it up, not knowing what I would do with it. 607 more words

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Amaryllis Hat

This year, I decided I was only going to knit a Christmas present for one person. After a couple years of stress and last-minute (or more often, late) projects, I’m just done. 416 more words

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VoilĂ : Everlasting Cowl

Today, Knit Picks released their Sock Yarn Scarves pattern collection. These are scarves and other neckwarmers made from sock weight yarn, also called fingering weight yarn. 287 more words

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WIP Wednesday!

I had finally started my very first knitted socks on July 21 (according to my Ravelry). I had managed to do my first heel turn (yay!), but I ended up having to rip back a significant number of rows when I noticed I had accidentally did a YO a row or two back leaving a hole in my work. 174 more words

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Beatnik - Part 1

Last summer I fell in love with Norah Gaughan’s Beatnik sweater. I mean, look at those cables, how could I not? It’s a pleasurable knit that isn’t as complicated as it looks, plus I’m knitting it in the round so it’s even easier. 117 more words

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On Being Inside Out

In my last few #sockswithsarah sock updates I’ve had a few curious questions about the fact that my socks are knitting inside out. And I would I would share why. 249 more words

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