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Why the Ten Stitch Blanket has nine spirals

Recently I finished a Ten Stitch Blanket in Kauni yarn. It was a thoroughly enjoyable purl-free knit, and I love the result. Garter stitch projects like this one offer few serious challenges to the knitter. I have previously commented on the … Continue reading

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Ten stitches, nine spirals, one complete blanket

The Ten Stitch Blanket is finished! Knitting, weaving in ends, and blocking are all complete. I love the result, which is a 30″/76 cm square. The pattern is Frankie Brown’s well-loved Ten Stitch Blanket. The yarn is Kauni 8/2 Effektgarn … Continue reading

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Ten stitches, three decisions, one amazing blanket

At last! I am knitting a pattern I have admired for years: Frankie Brown’s Ten Stitch Blanket. The original, square version. I am using Kauni Wool 8/2 Effektgarn in the colorway called EKS. (Someday, I’d love to know how these … Continue reading

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Cold weather brings seed catalogs – and warm cowls

The polar vortex is still with us. In the midst of really cold weather, the mailbox bears seed catalogs and with them the hope of summer. A page of zinnias seemed especially cheerful. I wanted more cowls and used the fresh colors of zinnias … Continue reading

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More edging fun during the polar vortex

The uncommonly cold weather recently prompted me to use a skein of new-to-me yarn and knit a warming cowl. The result is the Mafalde Cowl, now on Ravelry. The yarn is Cloud from Cascade Yarns. This yarn has a cabled … Continue reading

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Playing at the edge of knitting

Recently I added some patterns to my Ravelry store, and one of the themes I noticed is some decorative edges. Two easy-to-knit edgings on two accessories. A quick-to-knit headband called Mafalde has a decorative, textured, ruffled edge. A ruffle that … Continue reading

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Sock trio: decorative edges

All three pairs of socks now part of my homage to Stephanie van der Linden’s designs are cuff-down designs. And all three have a decorative edge at the cuff. “On the Aran Isle” has a narrow hem with picots along … Continue reading

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