The Weasley Homestead, Pt. 2

It’s been a while since I’ve updated you on my Weasley Homestead socks – so long that I’ve actually finished them!

Lana Grossa Weasley Homestead socks

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Classic Lines, Prologue

I’ve had the Classic Lines Cardigan on my radar for more years than I can remember. I even bought the yarn to make it during a Knit Picks Cyber Monday sale years ago (I think it was Cyber Monday, or maybe on of the big summer sales? the point is I bought it a long time ago).

Knit Picks Shadow Basalt Heather

I have this beautiful Knit Picks Shadow in Basalt Heather, a wonderfully complex grey with warm undertones. Now comes the tough part…

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Bye Bye Beekeeper

I have to face facts, it’s been ages since I last touched my Beekeeper Quilt, and I really didn’t think I’d pick it up again. The more I thought about stitching up all those little puffs the more I dreaded it. Plus, I don’t think this will be all that practical. Think about it, this would essentially be two layers of wool with a rather large layer of polyfill in between, which would make for an incredibly hot blanket.

Bee Keeper's Quilt Hexipuffs

But what to do with all those little puffs? I mean, there are 60 of them, surely I could do something, right?

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Rocket Ship Shawlette, Part 4

Well, it’s certainly been a while since I talked about my Rocket Ship Shawlette, hasn’t it? I finished it up about a week ago and I’m so glad it’s done. It’s beautiful but towards the end I hated every. single. minute. of knitting it.

Fonse Shawlette Knit Picks Stroll Gradient Rocket Ship

It’s not a bad pattern or anything, far from it, but I was just so ready for it to be over. Continue reading