Knitting News

 

Good morning!  Boy oh boy did I have a time with my computer just now, what a bother. Anyways, all systems are up and running and I am ready to talk about knitting.

In the midst of decluttering I still find time in my evenings to knit. I started a new shawl project a few days ago. The left over fingering weight wool is a bit of a mystery since I didn't keep the tag with the yarn. I am enjoying this simple knitting project. 


I finished the last Christmas stocking and the name has been duplicate stitched as well. I guess I'm getting better at duplicate stitch but I still despise doing it. This time I did not make any spelling errors, I felt quite proud about that.

Last up is the second birch leaf shawl on the needles, I'm enjoying this soothing project and the repetitiveness of the pattern. I believe it has fantastic stitch definition this time around.

What have you been working on this week?


Comments

  1. Lovely knitting! I started a new sweater that is happily, a mindless knit... perfect for end of day knitting!

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  2. I'm glad you still have time for knitting while you're decluttering and packing. You're working on some lovely projects and keeping yourself happy at the same time!

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  3. I'm another one who is happy you are still finding time to relax and knit. I love your two shawls. Gorgeous colors - both of them. And, congratulations on the duplicate stitch (not a favorite or mine,,,). I finished socks and a dishcloth and am now trying to concentrate on a shawl and the French Market Bag that I started a few weeks ago. I need to focus!!

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  4. I still find it hard to believe that shawl pattern is easy. It looks so complicated!
    I finished a pair of socks and then forced myself to pick up a sock WIP to finish. I'm almost done with Noncho. When that's done, I'm going to pick out another WIP. I need to finish what I start!

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  5. You have so much pretty knitting in progress.

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  6. So glad you are still finding some time for knitting - enjoy!

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  7. Hi Karen,
    ...wow!...two shawls at once...both are so pretty...and I love your stocking too...
    ~Have a lovely day!

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  8. I'll bet you sure appreciate that evening knitting time with so much physical work during the day. Your projects look great. Congrats on getting all the stockings done.

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  9. Your shawls just kill me. They look so squishy and fun to be working on! I may have to try moon river later. Ive been doing a very easy feather and fan shawl. I feel like the change in weather has made me very knit motivated. Heat......that does it for me....

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  10. I love your knitting, such wonderful projects. Not much knitting here but I plan on changing that tonight.

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  11. I think shawls are just the best project for calm soothing knitting. Hooray for the duplicate stitch on the Christmas stocking. It is always good to get those fiddly parts finished.

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  12. Great progress on all of these WIPS.

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