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the Knook, pt 2

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This is the second in a series of posts on Knooking. Last time, I talked about my initial impressions of the recently released Leisure Arts “the Knook” kit.

This time, a little history lesson 🙂 Read the rest of this entry »

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August 5, 2011 at 5:43 pm

the Knook, pt 1

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It recently came to my attention through Ravelry that a major craft publishing company had created a kit for the “Knooking” aka “knitting with a crochet hook” technique of knitting. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 27, 2011 at 7:30 pm

Thursday Review: Getting Started Knitting Socks (book)

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While at my LYS (that’s “local yarn store” for you non-fiber-obsessed followers) the other day, I picked up a new “beginner” sock knitting book. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 23, 2011 at 7:05 pm

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Tiny Knit Fingerless Mitts

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This is my adaptation of a larger-sized fingerless mitt pattern. This version fits my 3-year-old DangerGirl.

Tiny Knit Fingerless Mitts

Worsted weight yarn
Size 6 US knitting needles for working in the round (DPNs, or 1 or 2 long circulars, depending on your preferred method!)
3 stitch markers

Gauge: 5 sts X 7 rows = 1 inch

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November 18, 2010 at 8:41 pm

Finished Socks and the Moving Blues

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It’s been a little while since I’ve written a post…we moved, and will be moving again (hopefully) next week. I don’t like moving, the whole process is annoying but having everything in boxes (and especially knowing where something is…in a box in a stack of boxes) Read the rest of this entry »

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October 21, 2010 at 7:49 pm

Sometimes the Thoughts Connect…and Then We Make Socks

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I came across a “new” technique a few weeks ago that’s being called “knooking” (if you’re on Ravelry, you can search for a group by that name for info), which means “knitting with a hook”. It is knitting (real knitting, not tunisian or any of the looks-like-knit crochet methods/stitches) done with a crochet hook that has a long cord attached to the end: Read the rest of this entry »

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September 23, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Learning to Knit

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I learned to crochet when I was young–I think I was maybe 8 or 10. (Frighteningly enough for someone who is fairly sure I’m still 17 and this whole “being a grown-up” deal is some gigantic cosmic joke in which all us “adults” matured to (hopefully) some point in our teen years and we’ve been faking it ever since– this means I’ve been crocheting for around 20 years.) Read the rest of this entry »

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September 9, 2010 at 11:23 pm

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