Fee Fi FO Fum

Bea is finished! Pattern: Bea from Rowan’s “Little Treasures” Yarn: Rowan Soft Baby, cream color Needles: Recommended US7s gave me pattern gauge (which I have of course forgotten) Thoughts/Modifications: Aside from using a whole half-ball *more* of the yarn than the pattern called for (despite perfect gauge!), I didn’t deviate…

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Bea Bea Bo Bea, Fanana Fanna Fo Fea…

Bea is not yet finished, due to an impromptu trip to CT this weekend. However, I did get it blocked and partially seamed up, and knitted the button bands. (And but of course I have progress pictures to show you.) I like the fabric resulting from a steam block better…

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Yarn acquired!

Nothing exciting, though. Just more Soft Baby to finish Bea. All of the pre-blocking pieces are complete: Next I block! Then, button bands and collars and seaming. I should be finished this weekend, which will be exciting. I’m really looking forward to giving this one away, it’s turning out beautifully.…

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Mind over matter

I am no longer fighting with the Socks that Rock. However, this is not because the socks pictured in my head are anything close to becoming a reality. I sucked it up and tried alternating between three strands of yarn. There is still a noticeable stripe-pattern: If it were producing…

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Old news

I’m back at work this week after a very extended maternity leave, so daylight to take progress pictures has been lost in a flurry of preparation. But after finishing the pooling colors scarf, I cast on some socks that rock (pebble beach colorway) in the oak ribbed pattern from Vintage…

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