Wandering Knots

Life as a frog

Do you ever go through periods where it seems like everything you cast on ends up wrong? A photo posted by Wandering Knots (@wanderingknots) on Dec 14, 2016 at 5:00am PST After a lengthy run of great projects, it seems like I’m in a dry spell. I finished a sweater for my son and immediately …

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Trusting the Pattern

Have you ever had the experience of starting a project and getting to a point where the next steps don’t quite make sense? This happened to me recently when I was working the Colorblock Sweater for my son. As I finished the yoke the pattern references that the different stitch markers represent different sections of …

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A Year in Finished Objects

I have a habit of picking a new skill to learn every knitting “season” – which for me starts in September or October. This began about eight or nine years ago. The first year I picked knitting in the round, the second year socks (which were a failure and I gave up). Some years I’ve …

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On Art & Knowledge & Inheritance

I’ve been wanting to write for some time about the recent loss of my Aunt Teresa (Aunt T) who was a powerful force in our family and in the community of friends whom she considered family.  In part, I’ve delayed because I’m unsure of all the ways I and my family will feel the loss …

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