Tangents and Digressions

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whoo, inaugural post!

OK, not really inaugural, as I’ve been blogging about knitting for a long time now, but I wanted to set up a separate knitting blog, and here it is. So, whoo, first (real) post! Now that I’ve got that silliness out of the way… My Hemlock Ring Blanket, let me show you it. P1000462, originally uploaded by onetimeoffer. I hate this thing with an unholy passion right now. I keep dropping YOs in the plain knitting rounds, and then I have to painstakingly tink things back and  ...

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I didn’t even have to set it on fire!

Again, here for the purposes of Ravelry-linking. So, maybe this is where my writing inspiration went… I’ve got things scribbled down, but nothing coherent. I do, however, have a Finished Object. That’s knitter speak for OMG IT’S FINALLY DONE. I bring you the Shawl of Annoyance Sarcelle Shawl! No blocking-in-progress pics, as those are on the SLR film camera, but I got my hands on a digital camera, so I got some pretty nice shots. I cast on in the beginning of  ...

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*commits seppuku with dull knitting needles*

(I’m posting this here to link to my Ravelry page, otherwise it’s a locked LJ entry) So there was this shawl that I was so proud of having finished. There was even a victory dance. Yeah… The finished project, laid out flat(ish). Blocking yarn threaded through, before soaking in water. The top edge is pinned already, looking nice and spiffy. See? Isn’t it gorgeous? Too bad there’s a BIG GIANT HOLE IN IT, about a third of the way up, that can’t be repaired  ...

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