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Year of Projects 2022: Week 41

We had a lovely weekend away in Colorado last week, so no YOP update post from me, although I did get a lot of knitting done! I finished up a not-quite-matching hat/scarf set. The scarf is the Malabrigo Waffles Scarf (a free pattern on Ravelry). The hat is the Dots and Lines hat by Lete's… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 41

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 36

Running a bit behind this week while taking advantage of our 3-day weekend here in the States, but here's my update for the week. I started and finished Vanessa Smith's Stars Hollow hat using a skein of DK-weight handspun. The original roving was from Funky Carolina (a BFL wool) and dyed in the colorway Eowyn.… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 36

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 34

First up this week are my pair of finished self-striping, plain vanilla socks. Yarn is from Desert Vista Dyeworks in the 'Monkey Wrench' colorway. I used a leftover bit of plain black for the Fish Lips Kiss heels in this otherwise simple pair. The yarn base is one I generally have almost a half skein… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 34

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 32

I've been focusing on some things around the house this week. For the first time in the 13+ years we've lived here, we've had an actual monsoon-type summer which means that all the weeds which have been waiting patiently in the ground have really taken off. Which means weeding. Not a favorite activity but we've… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 32

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 30

This week, I finished up my lace shawl sample, Roses of Avon, which you can see here in Friday's FO post. So I've mostly worked on socks this week. I finished up a pair of River Rapids socks (a free pattern on Ravelry) and love how these knit up. I used a new-to-me yarn from… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 30