Author Archives: Mallory

Knitting Mojo

The last few months I’ve been in a real knitting funk. I fully lost my mojo. I was told a few weeks back that my sister-in-law is expecting the first baby in my husband’s immediate family and LIKE CHILEAN MINERS, … Continue reading

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After several false starts I’ve finally made some progress on a sweater! I’m making a baby sweater so I can see how the whole sweater process works and last night I separated the body & the sleeves and it’s LOOKING … Continue reading

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Gadgets (aka, All I Want For Christmas)

I’m a bit of a gadget person. If there’s a thing out there that solves an issue in a clever way, I want it. You know who is GREAT at this? Akerworks. I have a few of their bobbins – … Continue reading

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Belated FO: Gnome Barf Gloves

I finished these ages ago but only recently started pulling them out to use at work and in the mornings. There are definitely some things I would have done differently (the stockinette is a bit baggy, for example…that jog there … Continue reading

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Finished Object: Swirly Hat

Swirly rainbow hat is COMPLETE! It was a perfect opportunity to try out Helen…I should have taken the picture from a different angle, but that’s ok, practice makes better. I’ve long lusted after this yarn from The Lemonade Shop (Sparkle … Continue reading

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Blog Recommendation: Violently Domestic

Just wanted to post with a quick blog recommendation in case you haven’t seen it before! If you love yarn, have an interest in learning what goes into self-publishing knitting patterns & books, good writing, and/or amazing pictures – I’d … Continue reading

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Oregon Flock and Fiber – Stash Enhancement

Oregon Flock and Fiber was really great this year! The weather was perfect, it never felt TOO crowded. And there were SO MANY things to look at this year! We did a few laps before I started getting some goodies. … Continue reading

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Oregon Flock and Fiber – Animals

My mother-in-law was in town this weekend and despite her not really being a knitter or anything like that I thought she might enjoy going to the Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival. I was totally right! We wandered the grounds … Continue reading

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