Nothing fast or fancy — I’m too far out of practice for that — but hey at least I’m .

two at a time didn’t work out yet, so I restarted her socks.

Got a good start her socks.

That yarn was tough to wind. 45% bamboo, 40% wool, 15% nylon. Maybe wool content contributed to tangling?

Feels fine under the fingers though!

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Steady progress today considering that I'm still a little out of practice. That's some happy yarn. Will make a happy head.

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I think this is my first time a hemmed edge with a color change. I thought through it so many times I assumed I'd done it before!

It's not a hat yet but it's clearly a thing I am so we officially have Progress.

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a hat!

Casting on! Dang, ran out of tail yarn.

Casting on! Oh I misread the numbers. Too big for a hat, too small for a sweater.

Casting on! Dangit I just knit two rows with the tail yarn.

Casting on! Overcompensated and ran out of tail yarn.

Casting on! —

Spring's here: birds sing, pandemic rages. Time to update the .


  • not great about CWs, especially for food / beverage / eye contact pics
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I always forget how long a scarf takes compared to say for example a hat.

Finished the (and ) of tonight's Mardi Gras party accessories. Now comes the fun part: sparklies!

Finished and blocking my mom’s Christmas scarf. Yeah it’s later than intended.

Anyways, time to mail it!

introduction, long toot 

time! Just gonna adjust the one I've used elsewhere.

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