Author Archives: knittingale

One Stitch At A Time

Vacation knitting is supposed to be quick knitting, in my world.   You have lots of time to sit and relax, just veg.  All of this travel time to different places – in a car, then a plane, then a … Continue reading

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New Year, New Projects

Happy 2015 everyone! I’m on the last few days of my honeymoon in Sanibel with Joel. Let me tell you, it feels beyond strange to be sitting in 80 degree weather on January 1st. I’ll take it though – it’s … Continue reading

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Dear Past Hester…

…I know, you wrote that letter to your sweater, berating it for not going the way it was supposed to, being part of a conspiracy of poorly written patterns, and generally wishing that the knitting faeries would come along and … Continue reading

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Letter to a Naughty Sweater

Dear Vivian, First, I’d like to thank you for giving me something to write about. It’s been quite some time since I visited my blog, and now, you’ve caused me to return to the fold. Well done you. I believe … Continue reading

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Simple math

A word problem: If you start a sweater in March (say 3 months ago) and work on it just a little on and off between the other projects (say, 10 WIPS) as kind of a good “toss this one into … Continue reading

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Joining Can Really Kill You

For the second time in a row, I’ve tried to join the sleeves onto my Vivian sweater.  In part, it’s because I want to at least have the body and sleeves connected before I lay it aside for the season. … Continue reading

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Why Is This On My Needles?

We’ve hit that time of year, here in the MidWest, where the weather is positively unpredictable.  The morning will start out cold enough for you to wear not only a jacket, but a scarf and hat too, and by afternoon, … Continue reading

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