Tag: knitting

Post 2090: First finished of the new year (sweater!)

It still needs a soak and a blocking, but I’m proud to announce the finishing of my first-even knitted sweater! I’ve crocheted a few (three successful, one not so much), but I really wanted to get a knit sweater under my belt since learning… Continue Reading “Post 2090: First finished of the new year (sweater!)”

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Post 2081: A little knitting catch-up – finished objects, wips, and new year plans

While there has been no sewing since earlier in the fall, airplane travel lends itself particularly well to knitting and crochet – so while I’ve been in the air, in hotels, and passengering in vehicles – lots of knitting has happened since the last… Continue Reading “Post 2081: A little knitting catch-up – finished objects, wips, and new year plans”

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Post #2072: Finished items and new projects – from knitting to radio.

That up there is a picture of me wearing the Beacon Shawl to work yesterday. That is my third finished object from the materials documented in the top left photo below¬†(which I blogged about back here in September) : For the record, the above… Continue Reading “Post #2072: Finished items and new projects – from knitting to radio.”

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Post #2069: Knitting on the edge of the Salish Sea.

I’m sure everyone reading this knows that today is election day in Canada – and it’s important! By tomorrow morning we’re either going to have a new government or a constitutional crisis on our hands – and either way it looks like voter turnout… Continue Reading “Post #2069: Knitting on the edge of the Salish Sea.”

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Post #2064: Slow fashion and slow food – another way of saying elite consumer?

While thinking about the slow fashion/clothing movement a couple of weeks ago, I watched the documentary “The True Cost” (available on Netflix) which is about the textile industry and the transition to clothing as disposable consumer items over the last three decades – its… Continue Reading “Post #2064: Slow fashion and slow food – another way of saying elite consumer?”

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