Apparently I Like Green

I’ve made a concerted effort this week to finish some of my “almost done” projects.  The fact the monkey and mittens are for a birthday party tomorrow helped for motivation.  Apparently green is a colour of choice for me – picnic table included!

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Sock-tober is Coming

Someone cheerfully pointed out today that it’s 13 weeks til Christmas.  While I knew it was coming (the no’theast gale outside tonight is a pretty good clue) I wasn’t ready to put an actual number on it. Several years ago I started knitting socks for my nieces and nephews for Christmas.  They were little; their…

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The Sock Story

The answer to today’s Daily Prompt about what you prefer in a handmade version seems abundantly obvious to me: I love my hand knit socks. I know the efficiency level of knitting a pair of socks vs. buying a pair of socks doesn’t even compare. The cost of the sock yarn alone will buy you…

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It’s under control (sort of)

In effort to break out of my knitting funk I took advantage of the Canada Day holiday and Hurricane Arthur’s trip through the Maritimes on Saturday to try and get myself to a happier place with my knitting. Having a lot of projects in not good places was making everything not fun, so I decided…

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Focus on What’s Done

I’ve been a little frustrated with my knitting lately. Too many projects seeing too little progress. I thought it might help me shake some of my funk to talk about a couple of projects I did finish now that they’ve been given as gifts. The first was a GAP-tastic Cowl that I gave my sister-in-law…

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