180 Things from your life

Socks of the month; over-sized shirts; stepping off the merry-go-round; and stuff.  Lunearia, off the needles. I could not be happier with them. Next up, Ipomoea. Time-table hampered slightly by impending Secret Project deadline, and a hurt-y shoulder. I haven’t wanted to wear a Big Shirt since the 90s, and…

179 Midnight cakes and hay

Needles afire for summer socks; baking at midnight; running the numbers; standing atop a pile of made things. I have never seen myself as a wearer of ankle socks, but am flying through the knitting of Lunearia, by Amanita Mackiewitz. Sock, the first. This is exactly the fit I am…


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178 Taxonomies

A sock heel that works with gradient dyed yarn; making a home; memories of dump runs past; buttons; the Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge. Syncopation socks are off the needles.…

177 The Sea, The Sea

In this episode, knitting dessert first; the pivot; emergency socks; and the return of la mer. The Russian join is very useful for use with chain plied yarns. Learn how…

175 Two sweaters

The first and best news, Tonia is home. Teaching herself to mend in order to stave off boredom, and providing a lap for grateful pets who are as relieved that…