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Calculations Say: I’m Screwed!

The wedding blanket continues.  Just, er…not as quickly as I need it to. See, when I do some quick calculations, it turns out that I have roughly 754 rows left to knit (not including the border, which I’m purposefully not thinking about in an attempt to hold on to my sanity).  And even if I […]

Probably a Bad Sign

This last weekend, for the first time in my life, I had the overwhelming urge to knit a flap heel.  On every other sock I’ve ever knitted, I’ve done an Auto Heel – it was the first heel I ever learned how to do, and it’s the only heel I’ve done since. And yet, when I got […]

My Latest Obsession

I should really be working on the Wedding Blanket, but for the last couple days I’ve had a new obsession.  That, my friends, is a friendship bracelet maker that I found at Old Navy for a few bucks.  I figured that, since I tend to like fiber arts in general, I might enjoy this.  Plus, […]

The Knitting Shrink Hole

The Knitting Black Hole is a well understood recognized phenomenon wherein a knitter knits and knits and never seems to make any progress.  Generally related to large swathes of stockinette, the Knitting Black Hole plagues many a knitter, often causing severe emotional distress and consternation. More rare, however, is the Knitting Shrink Hole.  This phenomenon […]