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It’s been a while since I did a link round-up! Knitted Borders and Corners – some different ways of approaching corners when working a knitted-on border. Learning, Practicing, Perfecting – Sara Lamb writes here about the learning process in respect to…
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After two years of making a stitch pattern from the digits of the new year, I decided to keep going. This one is a bit different from my usual lace – because of the placement of the yarnovers, I decided not to add extra plain rows. This is reversible…
After two years of making a stitch pattern from the digits of the new year, I decided to keep going. This one is a bit different from my usual lace – because of the placement of the yarnovers…
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This month, the random number generator chose journey, suggested by Teresa. It seems fitting to start a new year with this word – many people travel in the holiday season. Furthermore, one can think of the events of the year as a journey. May this year’s…
This month, the random number generator chose journey, suggested by Teresa. It seems fitting to start a new year with this word – many people travel in the holiday season. Furthermore, one ca…
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The Google Doodle today could be made for knitters. :) (And for people who appreciate handmade presents, but all the things are knit.)
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I'm giving one scarf/neck gaiter to my brother tomorrow and my SO is giving a scarf I made to his nephew today.
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One of the difficulties of knitting a triangle shawl with a two-stitch garter selvedge from the center of the long edge outward is making a smooth transition along the center. The difficulty is that the stitches of a provisional cast-on that go up are…
One of the difficulties of knitting a triangle shawl with a two-stitch garter selvedge from the center of the long edge outward is making a smooth transition along the center. The difficulty is tha…
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Thinking about purse stitch made me think about how to incorporate it into crescent shawl selvedges. Understanding its structure helped me figure out how to mirror it along the two edges. I like the result. It’s a bit unusual in how it’s worked, so I hope…
Thinking about purse stitch made me think about how to incorporate it into crescent shawl selvedges. Understanding its structure helped me figure out how to mirror it along the two edges. I like th…
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The 2017 stitch pattern had me thinking about stitch patterns with three row repeats. There are some out there, but I don’t know why there’s not more. Anyway, here’s a stitch pattern I thought of because of 2017. It’s entirely possible that I’m not the…
The 2017 stitch pattern had me thinking about stitch patterns with three row repeats. There are some out there, but I don’t know why there’s not more. Anyway, here’s a stitch patt…
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The word of the month is Journey, suggested by Teresa on Patreon. I usually develop a complicated knitting stitch pattern for each word, but I also like to provide a basic chart for any craft that’s worked on a grid: beads, cross stitch, whatever.
The word of the month is Journey, suggested by Teresa on Patreon. I usually develop a complicated knitting stitch pattern for each word, but I also like to provide a basic chart for any craft that’…
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Well, I tried the flip-flop cast-on with two lace swatches. The first swatch was in laceweight yarn, and I confirmed to myself that I need new glasses: I couldn’t see where to pick up the stitches along the cast-on edge. This difficulty might or might not…
Well, I tried the flip-flop cast-on with two lace swatches. The first swatch was in laceweight yarn, and I confirmed to myself that I need new glasses: I couldn’t see where to pick up the sti…
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This is still an experiment, and probably I should use it in something other than a swatch before putting it out there, but I think it looks promising. Feedback is welcome! This is for everyone who’d prefer to have a provisional cast-on which allows…
This is still an experiment, and probably I should use it in something other than a swatch before putting it out there, but I think it looks promising. Feedback is welcome! This is for everyone who…
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Just a reminder that if you like my blog posts and the knitting stitches I design, you can help support me on Patreon. I've revamped my goals and added an extra reward - I've started to share the records of my design process for each stitch pattern with people who support me at $3 a month.

Thanks, and I hope to see you there!
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Usually I do one post like this each month to go with my words suggested by my Patreon supporters. I seem to have fallen down on the job for the last few months, though, so I’m going to catch up with three charts in one post! Herein, please find (from…
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Fiber arts lover and peripatetic reference librarian. Information dilettante.
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I don't necessarily add people back automatically; I'm more likely to add you if I know you from elsewhere. 

To new folks finding me: I don't just post about handcrafts, but also link to news and political posts I find interesting as well as sciencey stuff and things that amuse me. I am a progressive, liberal Democrat and post accordingly. Nor do I segregate my politics by only posting it for a single circle. (What I do limit tends to be more personal events or private thinking.) 

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A Woolly Discipline: Go Ask Alice
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Since I had that knitting epiphany I was talking about last week, I've started choosing my projects differently (which only follows after al

Think Progress
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Hard-hitting political news and analysis.

Simon's Cat
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Simon's Cat on Google+

ProPublica
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Journalism in the public interest.

Plu.sr - Unofficial Google Plus Mobile Page
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Want to create a mobile page for your Google+ Profile? Just enter your profile number after http://plu.sr/ and link it on any website.

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On the road to Weehawken | slacktivist
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Or consider the role and duty of a ferry boat captain. Her job is to pilot a ferry boat from Point A to Point B and back again according to

Harena's Handmade Soap (And other things too!)
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I make soap, and lipbalms, and things from yarn!

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Adapted from a few tweets I sent last night. Earlier this week, I sold my old TV to a friend. But late last night was the only time I had to

Conservatives will rue the decision | NC Policy Watch
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Why yesterday&#39;s vote is more likely to hasten marriage equality in North Carolina than delay it. Assume that a couple of years back you

cocoaeyesthestitcher: Un petit lapin for Katherine
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Katherine is an animal lover and actually has a pet rabbit that she rescued from a random parking lot. (What a white, pink-eyed bunny was do

cocoaeyesthestitcher: Big Yes! Chaos Theory Scarf by Lesley Starke
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Handmade
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Senator Bernie Sanders
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Senator Bernie Sanders is the longest serving independent in congressional history.

About Action NC
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OneAngryQueer: DOMA Is Still Alive, Folks
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DOMA Is Still Alive, Folks. If you have any doubt that there needs to be a lot more work regarding the benefits of marriage for LGBT America

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My name is Brother Karekin, BSG. Brother Karekin. My name is BROTHER Karekin, BSG. Brother is not what I do. It is who I am. It is the way i

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We've been contacted recently about issues of sexual harassment at technical conferences, including at Oscon, which starts tomorrow in Portl