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A Knitting Update.

Knitting Progress.
It feels like I’ve put a ton of time into this and not gotten very far. Knitting is like that, isn’t it? Like the tortoise—slow and steady wins the race. It’s enjoyable, luckily.

One of the branches of our county library moved to a larger location, so my Mom and I, while out the other day, stopped in. I made a beeline for 745, the crafty section. I ended up taking home two books (this one and this one) and am now wishing my yarn stash and bank account were a little larger so I could give some of the projects a whirl.

Tomorrow I’ll share the next tutorial for the Quilt Series.

6 Comments

  1. Reply
    allison December 28, 2011

    Oooh. Those gray stitches are gorgeous, Liesl. I know what you mean about feeling like a tortoise, though. On the bus this morning I felt like I was knitting with toothpicks–I had tiny needles and cold, clumsy fingers. But, the finished product is SO worth it!

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    Kara December 28, 2011

    Holy nuts, is that the February Lady sweater? I have one that has been in progress for about two years, because that lace pattern kills me and I can only get through about two rows before I start to lose my mind. And aren’t you just starting to knit? I’m so jealous of your talent!! :)

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    Genevieve December 28, 2011

    So beautiful!

    I need to check out One Skein Wonders for Sock yarn! Looks lovely!
    I love Last minute knitted gifts. Check out More Last Minute Knitted Gifts as well. Lot’s of pretty projects in there!

    Gen

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    Jodi December 28, 2011

    The more I craft, the more I appreciate the process — even if it takes a long time to see results. I’m impressed with your ability to pick up knitting. For the record — crocheting gives speedier results (maybe that’s why I’m hooked).

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    Rachel at Stitched in Color December 29, 2011

    Little but so, so pretty. Keep it up!

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    elizabeth of course December 29, 2011

    oh my goodness, knitting is hard! Correction: purling is hard! I’ve had all of two knitting lessons, the first I thought purling was easier, now I think knitting is easier and can’t purl for the life of me. how do you do it!? LOL

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