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Eat your heart out, Martha Stewart!

For my fellow knitters

You are Shetland Wool.You are a traditional sort who can sometimes be a little on the harsh side. Though you look delicate you are tough as nails and prone to intricacies. Despite your acerbic ways you are widely respected and even revered. What kind of yarn are you?brought to you by Quizilla I’m not all […]

Still on this knitting thing…

…and experimenting with TypePad’s image-posting feature: This is a swatch of a pattern called "Eccentric Zigzag" or "Scroll Lace," which I think I’m going to use for a shawl, or at least for a few sections of a shawl. Except it’ll be in a much finer yarn, and purple. And, as a followup to the […]

Knitting epiphany

Via frizzyLogic: Teresa Nielsen Hayden’s theory of geek knitting makes complete and utter sense to me. Not because I’m a math geek — I’m not, though I love the idea that people have designed Möbius scarves, or perhaps that’s my inner Lacanian talking — but because I’m a poetry geek. Knitting has a formal logic […]