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selfish knitter, be unleashed!

Time for a new sweater…

So at the end of October, armed with me and Kara’s Stitches passes from the Rhinebeck Rav party, my friend Sandy and I drove up to Hartford for yet more yarn shopping. It turns out I don’t get tired of … Continue reading

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Sweet Summertime

The past two months have been nothing short of amazing for me, in everywhere *but* the “actually doing the fiber arts” kind of way. Back in May, I finally picked up my “congratulations on candidacy” Master of Philosophy in Genetics. … Continue reading

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150 Days to Go…

I just signed up for a workshop for the NY Sheep and Wool Festival. Third year running for a Friday workshop for me. It’s always a gorgeous drive up and a wonderful, fibery time. I do a lot of things … Continue reading

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Sweet Alpaca Shawl

Last night, I finished my first big shawl on my rigid heddle loom. Previously, I had made scarves. I had never warped the full-length of the loom. I think I was feeling particularly inspired to finish weaving it after going … Continue reading

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Mittens in May

When I say that cast-on-itis has hit, I mean it. I don’t know why I get so rejuvenated about knitting in the spring. I lag in the depths of winter – doesn’t everything lag in the depths of winter? I … Continue reading

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Spring Starts

It really is a season for planning and starting new things. Even though I’m not technically on the academic calendar anymore because I don’t have classes, it still governs life at a university, and I think it’s a natural rhythm … Continue reading

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Bookending September

My, I let time just get away from me. So much knitting to share! Back in August, I finally dipped into some of the lovely alpaca yarn I bought a while ago at Southwind Farms. Several friends and I drove … Continue reading

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Away too long…

August was an absolutely crazy month in my house. Both of my roommates moved out, two new roommates moved in, and in the middle of all of that was one roommate’s wedding and another’s qualifying exam. We encountered bats in … Continue reading

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Fun Sheep Stuff

So I’m still slogging away on my cardigan, and haven’t woven anything this week…so I thought I should finally share some stuff I’ve been putting off taking pictures of. The sun finally came out this afternoon and I could take … Continue reading

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Knitting progress

I’ve been mostly knitting on my cardigan this week, though I hope to play with the loom again soon. These are the socks I started traveling back to CT last week. Started is the operative word And here’s my progress … Continue reading

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