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Category Archives: Knitting Olympics
So today I was knitting on a sock while I got my car serviced. I also needed a new headlight. I thought I had LED ones and that it wouldn’t be a big deal, or a huge cost, to get … Continue reading
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Ravelympics Ravellenic Games
I got so busy during the Tour de Fleece that I forgot to post photos for that. I will, I will. And now it’s time for the Ravelry Ravellenic Games, which used to be called the Ravelympics, but we can’t … Continue reading
I Did It!
The Knitting Olympics/Ravelympics are pau. Before I started, I had set a very challenging goal for myself, namely to enter the “WIP Dancing” (Work-in-Progress) event, and finish up two blankets that had been languishing for years, as well as a … Continue reading
Just so you folks know… besides updating da blog, I’m also trying to complete some knitting stuff for the Ravelympics, which coincides, strangely enough, with the Winter Olympics. The goal of the Ravelympics (from Ravelry, a knitting community) and The … Continue reading
Kate Da Kat!
One of my teammates, Emily, wen finish Kate da Kat by da time da Olympic torch wen go out. Dis litto pōpoki is so dang kewt!
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It’s Gold Medal Time!
I finished my socks! I holed up in the living room, telling my husband to leave me alone, no interruptions, upon fear of death please, so that I could really concentrate on what I was doing.
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Fie On Thee, O Dreaded Kitchener Stitch!
The first time I tried this stitch, trying to read the directions from a website as I was stitching, it ended up a mess. I was frustrated! I understood the progression from stitch to stitch. I got it! But my … Continue reading
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On Tuesday morning, I got one sock done all the way up to grafting the toe. It’s great! It looks just the way it should.
Tonight I did the gusset on my second sock and decided to put the two socks together and admire my handiwork. Did a double-take. When I bought the two skeins of yarn to knit with, I made sure I had … Continue reading
Knitting In Front Of The Woodstove
I did it! I turned both heels two days ago. Then yesterday I didn’t knit at all. But today I got back into the swing of things and not only got the gusset all done, but also am well on … Continue reading