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Tina's Blog – February 2008 Archive (4)

Lace Under Way

I started the Curved Shawl from Victorian Lace Today back in August. It is my first real, full-sized lace project. I set it aside for a few months because I was worried I would run out of yarn (Autumn Heather… Continue

Added by Tina on February 27, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments


(lovely photos courtesy of Alison - thank you!)

Yarn: Bare Essential (75% superwash merino, 25% nylon)

Dye: Jacquard Acid Dyes Burnt Orange, Burgundy, Chestnut

Needles: 40"… Continue

Added by Tina on February 22, 2008 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Socks - Toe Up

I'm teaching a toe-up, two at a time magic loop sock class, so I've been playing with a new (to me, anyway) heel, which I am loving! When you knit socks toe-up, the traditional heel flap ends up underneath your heel - the part you walk on. But, I like having that slip stitch cushiony-ness on the back of my heel too, so this time I carried the slip stitches through the short rows and up the back of my heel a bit.…


Added by Tina on February 13, 2008 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Knitting on the GO

I have been toting a project, either lace or socks, constantly – daily – in a GoKnit Pouch since September. I kept having trouble with my small sock needles poking through my other little knitting bags, but not with the GoKnit Pouch. This thing is sturdy! And it keeps my knitting clean and protected, and is just the right size for stuffing into my purse if I need to. The Pouch sits neatly and unobtrusively on the floor beside me… Continue

Added by Tina on February 12, 2008 at 7:30am — No Comments

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