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An ounce of cure for a lace shawl

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Yes, yes, though sometimes the cure is not so onerous. When knitting a lace shawl this winter, I thought I had prevented the risk of running out of scarce yarn … Continue reading

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Fixing one’s knitting: not enough yarn to finish the shawl

Uh oh! While knitting a small lace¬†shawl from point to point, I ran out of yarn and cannot get more of the same yarn. The second point is missing. The Mallory Hills Shawlette would be unusable without that point. After … Continue reading

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Sock trio: blip of the wrong color and making it right

I was sitting on a terrace, knitting, and spending a little too much time talking with pals and gazing at the lake. Then I looked at my two-color sock-in-progress and immediately saw I had made a mistake in the color … Continue reading

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