A New Year … New Projects!

Yuriko/ January 4, 2022/ Embroidery, Hobby, Knitting

At the end of 2021, I embarked on a new project just to see if I could do it.  I saw a free pattern for a pretty light shawl/stole on the Knitpicks website and since I had returned my birthday present to myself back at Costco, I had some money to burn.  I decided to give it a try.  The

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Don’t Give Up

Yuriko/ December 13, 2021/ Knitting

This is probably my 6th attempt to create something this past weekend. I had a saxon cable shrug on the needles, but after a hiatus, whilst I completed the Pulmonaria Shawl for a friend, I had lost my place and I had also lost interest.    So it was frogged into two large balls of bulky yarn. I also had

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2021 in Retrospect

Yuriko/ December 9, 2021/ Health, Hobby, Knitting, Life and Stuff

The year is finally coming to a close.  This has been year 2 of the pandemic.  In the earlier part of the year, I was still contact tracing and enjoying it, though cases had died down significantly and I was able to return to my home department in July. In January, we had a horrible windstorm, which knocked part of

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Distractions: Knitting

Yuriko/ April 23, 2021/ Knitting

My current project is a pair of socks.  The pattern is from Knitpicks and the pattern name is Shorties Socks. My first attempt came out a little loose and not quite right.  Of course, I also made them one at a time, instead of two at a time.  And the bind off was too loose and flared. My second attempt

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