Tag Archives: charting

How’s your math?

Mine’s a little rusty, too, but I can put pencil to paper and get what I need. (Shades of high school algebra – I could get the answers right, just not the way they wanted me to!) But there are … Continue reading

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The ‘honeymoon’ begins…

I told you I would, so I had to take the plunge. My new circular needles from KnitPicks arrived, and I cast on the Ithilien Brocade Jacket. 348 stitches per round, plus 8 steek stitches. Times about 8 rows per … Continue reading

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Swatching is kind of like dating

I’ve been knitting swatches obsessively diligently with this Ithilien design, and it occurs to me that perhaps I’m staving off the next level of commitment. You know, figuring the precise number of stitches to cast on and then just doing … Continue reading

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