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On epic projects…

I had this crazy idea a few weeks ago.  That since I’d finished an epic sweater project last semester, I could finish an epic sweater project this semester.  Because my unpaid intership, job, classes and job search weren’t enough.Anyway, over Thanksgiving break, I bought the yarn and then on the eve of the new year, [...]

When the end is only the beginning…

Goodness, this one was a long time coming. But I finally finished. Finally.lets call this photo “artsy” instead of blurry.This project was an ever constant source of both pride and annoyance in my life for a long 4 months. When I started her, I joked about how she was this hot affair that I could [...]

The problem with being a product knitter

I hate ripping back my work. Hate it. I live with big-ish mistakes far more often than I fix them.*So, it’s Thanksgiving break and everything. And so I’m all trying really, really hard to get my two remaining sleeves on the Aran Wrap Cardigan to a point where they can be knit, rather mindlessly once [...]

Sleeve Cap in Need. Desperate need.

OK. So remember that sweater of beautiful, beautiful awesomeness? The one from Vogue Knitting with tons of pattern issues (no blaming the designer here).I’ve made some progress. In fact, everything is pretty much done except for the sleeves. The delay? The time and attention needed to pick up sts (in pattern) and maintain concentration to [...]

My Bliss

A funny thing happened yesterday. After a short conversation with one of my staff members, I walked back to my apartment at about 8:30 and as I walked, my brain was empty. There was nothing imperative for me to do, nor was there any catching up to do with on of my RAs. I didn’t [...]