Category Archives: plans

Two at a Time: Sleeve Caps

Well, now, happy Wednesday everyone! Here is a shot of my Georgetown— My post’s title is a bit of a misnomer . . . I don’t knit my sleeve caps at the same time, as some folks do with socks. … 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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My Cheating Heart . . .

**If you are looking for the Pigeonroof Studio’s awesome giveaway, follow this link to YouTube, Episode 3 of the knittingthestash podcast and leave a comment  I am less than 6 pattern repeats away from finishing the Stornoway Throw. That’s it. … Continue reading

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To Comb or Not to Comb?

**If you are looking for the Pigeonroof Studio’s awesome giveaway, follow this link to YouTube, Episode 3 of the knittingthestash podcast and leave a comment  Ok, dear readers, this one if for the spinners and fiber preppers out there . … Continue reading

Posted in combed top, combs, community, fiber, fiber prep, homespun, plans, tools | 8 Comments

Spinzilla: Wednesday’s Report

I have finished about 3 oz. I am currently in the midst of a 4oz 3-ply. This has been a crazy few days! What I have learned so far is that Spinzilla pushes spinners to pull things out of the deep stash, … Continue reading

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Hot Pants Math

I have done the math! I have fully used both my gauge swatch and a sample pattern to figure out how one constructs a pair of knit pants. And now, all that’s left is to see how they turn out. … Continue reading

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