Polka Dot Cottage Category Archive for : knitting

Archive for knitting

Sheep and Fiber

At the NJ Sheep and Fiber Festival

I spent today wandering around the NJ Sheep and Fiber festival, snapping pictures, eating ice cream, touching yarn…

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Back to school – for YOU!

Go back to school!

I’m taking a few online classes you might like. Check them out!

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Book Review: Knitting Reimagined

Book Review: Knitting Reimagined

I think that the moment I was tempted to call this book a “wackadoodle knitting book” is the moment that I confirmed with absolute certainty that I am not of the “high fashion” world.

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Stripes on the needles

Stripey Sweater in progress

Lest you think I’ve done nothing but nerd out all summer, here’s something knitting I’ve been working on.

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Book Review: Makery

Book Review: The Makery by Kate Smith, at Polka Dot Cottage

Makery is a collection of 30+ projects to sew, knit, crochet, or otherwise craft. Get a peek inside, and see what I have to say about it.

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Everyday Cardigan KAL: finishing up!

Everyday Cardigan complete!

The knitting is complete, so today we’ll wrap things up by talking about finishing: weaving in ends, sewing on buttons, blocking, etc.

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Everyday Cardigan KAL: the other sleeve

Everyday Cardigan KAL: the other sleeve

Woo hoo! After this sleeve, the knitting is completely finished!

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Everyday Cardigan KAL: the first sleeve

Everyday Cardigan KAL: the first sleeve

This week we’re working on the first sleeve, and working with double-pointed needles.

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Everyday Cardigan KAL: Finishing the body!

Everyday Cardigan KAL: Finishing the Body, at Polka Dot Cottage

This week’s lesson shows you how to finish up the ribbing on the body and bind off.

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Everyday Cardigan KAL: Just checking in this week

Everyday Cardigan: Underarm Increases, and more of the Body

Just a quick check-in this week – no new assignment!

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