Category Archives: challenging

Episode 42: Competition and Creativity

Episode 42 finds me at the crossroads of competition (Sheep to Shawl) and creativity (how do I get it all done?!?) I can also reveal one of the secret test knits I’ve been working on for LB Handknits–including her book … Continue reading

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To-Learn List 2017

In the spirit of lists-past and with an eye towards growing and changing and learning more, I present my 2017 To Learn list in all its promising glory: Practice and get more comfortable with colorwork (fair isle) Be a test-knitter–I … Continue reading

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Lothlorian Shawl/Scarf

I am about 15 rows and a sutured seam away from finishing the Stornoway Throw–which is easily the biggest object I have ever knit. Whoa. But family has called me away from that project this week, and so, travel knitting … Continue reading

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