Tag Archives: Hand Knit

Completed Socks

Last February I knit these socks and posted about the process.  They were knit cuff down. Details are in this post, Hand Knit Basic Socks. I’ve worn them several times and been hand washing them and laying them flat to … Continue reading

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On My Knitting Needles; A Wingspan Scarf in Tosh Sock

This project is once again an example of selecting a pattern after the yarn has been purchased.  I was so excited about the softness and intense colors of this hand dyed Madeline Tosh Sock yarn.  So I bought it.  I … Continue reading

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Creating a New Cowl Pattern

Cowls are a type of scarf.  Sometimes called Gators/Gaitors or Endless Scarves they pull on over your head and you never have to worry about them falling off or unwinding.  No bulky scarf ends to fit under your jacket either! … Continue reading

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On My Knitting Needles; Custom Fingerless Gloves

I’ve been knitting a lot of custom items lately. I’m pleased to do it because the customer ends up with exactly what they’re looking for. Fingerless gloves are the custom item I’m knitting today. As you can see I’m knitting … Continue reading

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Creating New Scarf Patterns

Every time I buy a new yarn I need to take some time to work with it and find out it’s good points and it’s bad points.  Yarns are a bit like people.  No two yarns are exactly alike.  A … Continue reading

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On My Knitting Needles; A Scarf in Rowan Tobacco Tweed

I just love tweed yarns.  This Rowan Tobacco Tweed has flecks of purple and hot pink in it.  Not a traditional monochromatic tweed. I’ve had this yarn for quite some time and knit several scarves with it.  And I’ve ripped … Continue reading

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On My Knitting Needles; Baby Alpaca

mom and baby, a photo by petersbar on Flickr. Not a real baby Alpaca, just it’s yarn!! This soft slightly fuzzy yarn is hand dyed in shades of blue and green. Not only are the colors hard to resist the … Continue reading

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