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my beautiful! mitts

love these! i used a pattern from Charted Designs by Co Spinhoven, pg. (or plate) 53, #360. here’s how i did it: c/o 44 sts using two color cast on, i used yellow & red, for the brightness. winter is … Continue reading

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step #2, sewing the shower curtain mitts!

1. so i traced the knitted mitts, remembering seam allowances, & cut them out. the shower curtain material wont have the length of the knitted cuff, it will stop at the wrist. 2. sewed a pentagram with double thread onto … Continue reading

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fishun mitts (redux)

making another set of fishun mitts, since the first pair failed. ugh. this plan is to sew mitts out of shower curtains, maybe embroider by machine a pentagram on the back of each, and line them with knitted mittens. im … Continue reading

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two beautiful catfish

using our rainy bait fish fm yesterday, we caught two beautiful! catfish. one was 6 lbs., which i didnt photograph well enough for submission into the catfish tourney, sad face. the second catfish was less weight, 5 lbs? and also … Continue reading

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fair isle & lace cuff socks #2

so after knitting the lace cuff, turn the needles so your now knitting on the inside. this’ll make the lace cuff fold down & be on the right side. dont worry, it’ll look wonky, go with it. i knit ribbing … Continue reading

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fair isle & lace cuff sock (#1)

since these instructions are long, i’ll separate the posts. as noted in the title, this is step one. i used: “Sofia, cuffs” pattern for the cuff (i liked the simplistic yet interesting pattern) and “Winter Wonder Mittens” for the foot. … Continue reading

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true strength socks

used Japanese Kanji “Strength” & “True” Charts by Kody May Kline. Knitted in the round with ribbing in alternate colors until placement of charts on bottom of foot. knit back & forth for chart on bottom, then started where i … Continue reading

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fish caught!

caught several (3?) little perch, one a particularly beauutiful yellow one. Daddy cut up several, had the turtles eat out the meat, ick. caught bunches of turtles, one suspected momma turtle. finished one of Ross’ socks, has the japanese character … Continue reading

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knitted fish

started a neat knitted fish for the category of: if you cant catch ’em, make ’em. ha. made cast on 2 sts, inc. every other round to ten, knitted a few rows even, made another as same, and joined for … Continue reading

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new janes

started a beautiful! new pair of jane slippers. using my pink & yellow self-striping yarn and with green as a dominant accent. using Alice Starmore’s Book of Fair Isle Knitting for the patterns. this’ll just be my evening & fishing … Continue reading

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