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Workbasket ~ WIPs Complete & Nearly So

Earendil shrug: I keep working away at this project. Before the next step it needs to be 75cm. Which roughly works out to 7+ repeats of the pattern. In the above picture there are 5 repeats. I was on the last row of the 6th before I had to frog it out. :-/ HP Blanket:… Continue reading Workbasket ~ WIPs Complete & Nearly So

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Workbasket ~ Nearing Finish Line on Several Projects

WIPs: Potluck Cowl: So close! I nearly finished the cowl. I decided to sew-off the binding to retain maximum stretchy-ness. At our Google meet knitting group, I was earnestly sewing the binding off when DC exclaimed. She thought that I was frogging this project (again) when she saw the long string of yarn being pulled… Continue reading Workbasket ~ Nearing Finish Line on Several Projects

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Mending Madness ~ Shirt, Bag, & Boots

A little hole in the back of a staple of my wardrobe, a black turtleneck (I have several). The repair looks much more rough than it looks in real life. Also IRL, the dog hair doesn't show up so much. 😉 This was a "stitch in time" scenario. By fixing this little hole while still… Continue reading Mending Madness ~ Shirt, Bag, & Boots

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Workbasket – Progress during recovery

I imagined that it would be easy to keep up with this blog while recovering from surgery. Yaaaaaah... nothing was easy. I didn't even make huge strides on any of my projects either. Now that I am back, let me catch you up. WIPs: Harry Potter blanket Gah! the stain is still very obvious in… Continue reading Workbasket – Progress during recovery

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Workbasket – Oops, I Did it Again

WIPs: Starting over, for whatever reason, is kinda my thing. Our knitting group even has a name for it... "Doing a Lorri". True to form, project s were frogged and started over. The shrug is an easy pattern to knit. The yarn is slippery. Stitches drop off quickly, then run away equally as fast. When… Continue reading Workbasket – Oops, I Did it Again