Category Archives: Shawl

Learn How to Do a Centred Double Decrease on the Purl Side: Four Variations

Learn to do the centred double decrease on the purl side row with 4 variations!
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Getting Back to Knitting

It has been a while since I knit with regularity. This is extremely unusual for me. Normally, knitting is my therapy and it is what gets me through tough times. My mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer on April 28th … Continue reading

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At long last, a 2014 FO!

January has been kind of bizarre, both in terms of life and in terms of knitting. I started the year off with several problem projects that I wanted to address and several planned projects. I have really made little progress … Continue reading

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Advent Adventure

For the past several years, I have admired and at the same time, thought just a bit crazy, a group of ladies that knit an advent shawl during the first 24 days of December. Gee, do these knit-wits (pun definitely … Continue reading

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Cast-onitis relapse

I was doing so well at the beginning of the year. I cast-on a project or two and worked on it until it was done, most of the time. This is unusual behaviour for me. I am the queen of … Continue reading

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A flare up of Cast-onitis

In the recent past, I have been pretty good at working steadily on projects. However, this last week my cast-onitits has flared up. In addition to the two shawls I have been working on (my Hy Shawl and my Hip … Continue reading

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Queen’s Shawl is done.

Here is a photo of my Queen’s Shawl gently flapping in the still wintery breeze of spring. (This week however, the temperatures will definitely me more springlike with expected highs above the freezing mark every day!) I was rather surprised … Continue reading

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