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My Tweedy Tea Leaves

Well, I may have been able to pace myself, sweater-knitting-wise, for most of the project, but once that first sleeve was completed and the end was in sight, I was on a mission to finish. Thank goodness for three day weekends, and the ability to spend hours upon hours with the pointy sticks. I finished knitting […]

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It’s finished! It’s finished! It’s finished!

aaaaand, it’s going to be 80+ degrees by this afternoon.  Harumph.  So I probably won’t be wearing my new Tea Leaves Cardigan today, but I’m happy to know it’s finished and ready to go, as soon as the warm+muggy stuff leaves and the crisp+cool stuff returns.  I guess I needn’t have worried about finishing in […]

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Knit like the wind

I’ve been listening to past episodes of Brenda Dayne’s Cast-On podcast lately.  The podcast opens with a male voice urging, “knit! knit like the wind!”  I get a chuckle out of that every time, mainly because my own knitting experience is usually anything but urgent.  I limit my knitting time to an hour or two […]

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