Zen And The Art of Darning Socks

Sometime toward the end of last week it became apparent that almost half of Mr. Knitting Sarah’s handknit socks were starting to go threadbare. When it rains, it pours, right?! I mentioned to Mr. KS that I’d started another pair, but that he might need to supplement with some ready-to-wear socks. He informed me that […]

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Maybela’s Promise, A Hitchhiker

Remember a while back when I was posting a bunch of black and white photos of my very first Hitchhiker? Like this… And this… Well, today is the day I get to share the project IN COLOR with you! Are you ready?! TA-DA! It’s Maybela’s Promise from Three Waters Farm on their fabulous 4-ply fingering […]

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Humidity, Being Sandblasted with Dirt, and Summer Knitting

I’m very happy to report that the computer is still alive. I repeat, the computer is still alive. Happy dancing all around! That feels like such a major development in my world that I need to announce it with jazz hands level excitement. ANYWAYS… I mentioned in my last post that it was my son’s […]

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In Review: June Cashmere

 “Do you want to try this cashmere?” is a question to which most knitters will immediately reply, “YES. Just, YES.” I am no different. I had read some good things about June Cashmere so when the opportunity arose to try out a yarn from them, I said, “YES. Just, YES.” When my package arrived, I […]

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Samothrace Wings, Broken Pavement

January and February brought a new knitalong + spinalong over in the Three Waters Farm Ravelry group. Featuring the prolific Susan Ashcroft’s designs, this was a super active event in the group (Ravelry tallies 80 projects and almost 200 photos shared!) and you’d better believe that an active Three Waters Farm thread is an inspiring […]

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Christmas Eve Cast-On

If you’ve followed me for a while here, you’ll know that I always say I don’t knit gifts very often unless a friend or family member expressly asks. I love it when people do ask, but I’m just not a knitter who enjoys surprising others with knitted items very often. What can I say? I’m […]

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