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Hello knitting peeps and non-knitting peeps. 

I'm excited to tell you all about my knitting because I am finally (finally!) at the fair isle knitting band before the ribbing of the body of the sweater.  Honestly, I'm a little sad that the miles of stockinette are done but I'm thrilled to be nearly finished with the body and so very close to the sleeve knitting.

Lucky for me, I love sleeve knitting and how speedy the knitting goes as the stitches are decreased. 


The husband's socks are not seeing much action.  I'm reserving them for babysitting days and lately I haven't had time to knit like I usually do because of inclement weather and starting work at a later date or not going to work at all. 

I also spend approximately an hour a day on my son's blanket.  This is a long term project that is at the ready by my loveseat for TV knitting.


What are you crafting these days? 

Comments

  1. Each of those three projects is wonderful, and I imagine that your husband and son are hoping that you finish theirs soon. I'm anxious to see you modeling your beautiful sweater!

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  2. Hoo-rah for almost being done with the body. I hope to start a FL heel before the month is out. Debating on whether or not to make a few thank you cards for the girls to write in or just make them use their stationary.

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  3. Woo! That is really excellent on reaching that colorwork point of your sweater! I don't know, but somehow colorwork just seems to go faster for some reason!

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  4. So exciting, when the sweater is so close to being done!

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  5. Well, my comment disappeared when I looked at your blanket, so I'll try again. Love the colorwork on your sweater and your color choices as well. That sock yarn is very fun, too. Happy Tuesday!

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  6. You'll be wearing that sweater so soon! Good for you!!!

    Socks are the knitting of the day today.

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  7. I am working on a crocheted baby afghan at the moment - Pink even! It is for a baby girl who is due around the 15th of February. It is such an easy pattern that I can watch a movie or whatever and still add on those rows! Your sweater is looking awesome!

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  8. Your fair isle sweater is looking amazing! I know what you mean about the stockinette, I love how mindless it is and its perfect for knitting and watching a show. I am currently trying to finish up some fingerless mitts and just finished a fun quick earbud pouch project. Have a good week!

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  9. I love your sweater and like you I appreciate long stretches of stockinette. Great color on the Afghan. Wool-ease is one of my favorites. You can't go wrong and it holds cables really well. Now about those socks... Very pretty.

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  10. Oh wow, your sweater is going to be gorgeous. and I love the idea of a TV project.

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  11. So exciting to be so close to starting the fair isle pattern again, it is so beautiful. The perfect winter sweater.

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  12. Finishing the body of a sweater is such an exciting accomplishment. Hope you knit the sleeves quickly. I'm dying to see the finished sweater.

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  13. Finishing the body of a sweater always feels like a milestone met. It is going to be so much fun to wear. The socks are coming along. Your previous post sounds like the perfect weekend - kids home and filling your life with lively conversation, a musical production, and sleeping in your own bed. Working on the blanket a bit each day sounds like a good plan.

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  14. i love your love of sleeves. Not me. I usually knit them in the round and get dizzy with tangling yarn. Your sweater is just so lovely. Socks look good too. I finsihed my snood! I will wear it today or tomorrow outside when we are above zero wind chills. IT was fun to knit from lornas laces!

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  15. Hi Karen, thank you so much for the help with the comments. Yes, clearing the cache and cookies seems to have solved the problem. It’s nice to write a comment and not have it disappear into the internet abyss.

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  16. Gorgeous sweater! And almost finished!! Your projects are wonderful. Stay warm!

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  17. You are so productive! It's very inspiring! ~Jill M

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