Category Archives: stash diving

Miscellany

Long time no blog. How embarrassing! I’d be a little more sheepish about it, but the truth is that I’ve just been so busy that there’s been very little time for a lot of my usual recreational pursuits, blogging included. … Continue reading

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Coveting, coveting, yeah!

(note: you’re supposed to read that title in the style of a Rebecca Black chorus. Because I am a sucker for memes that are now completely out of date). I knitted this scarf because I saw this and the project … Continue reading

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The Obligatory 2011 Knitting Retrospective

At the beginning of 2011 I laid down some knitting goals for the year ahead, accompanied by the usual lyrical waxing about how the new year is basically a completely arbitrary point that doesn’t really have much significance when it … Continue reading

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Mature Adulthood

Hello blog! I would like to announce that I am madly in love. Or lust. One of the two, or a bit of both. What can I say, but stash-diving is a wonderful thing. Over a year ago now I … Continue reading

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Long Hauls

Alas, I have been a bad blogger the last week and a bit. I sometimes have trouble thinking of what to write during the times I don’t have finished objects to post about. Like right now. I have actually been … Continue reading

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Seasonally Inappropriate

Over the last few posts I’ve alluded to the fact that I was recently on holiday, but I didn’t actually say that much about it. So, here’s an elaboration! As I usually do in January, I went up to a … Continue reading

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Finished Object: Holiday Shawl

Anyone who reads this blog and has a halfway decent memory might recall that a few months back I was lucky enough to go travelling around Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. I always go on holidays intending to get lots of … Continue reading

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2011 Knitting Plans

As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, over the last few months I’ve been thinking a little about the projects and techniques that I’d like to try my hand at this year. While I have always been and remain an impulse … Continue reading

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Finished Object: Tweedmobile Cardigan

  Okay, I know it’s a ridiculous name. But I just couldn’t help myself. And frankly, I’ve been going on this one for so long that I’m just glad to have it done, even if the name I’ve given it … Continue reading

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Socks and Plans

Sock #1 is officially off the needles! It is… very bright. It looks like it was coloured in with cheap markers by an over-enthusiastic child. It makes my enormous foot look even more enormous. When I look at how bright … Continue reading

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