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Me Knit Pretty Some Day
When I'm bored (which isn't often--if I'm up and about, I could just walk, or walk while listening to an audiobook, or read, or watch...
The Knit City Nitty Gritty
On the weekend it was another fiber event, Vancouver's Knit City, and my, how it's grown. When I first went 2 years ago it was about...
When There's Curry on Your Balls
Ah, for the days of yore, when my biggest worries were how to pick up stitches, remembering to move the yarn toward me for purling, and...
Jogless Stripes: The Right Way (in Both Senses)
I hope you're sitting, because I'm about to shock you: yes, it's another actually useful post from Uncle Stashley. I know, I know, it's...
It's My Knitiversary!
Four years ago I began knitting, and oh, how my life has changed: I know how to knit now, and can characterize myself as a knitter. I...
Popular! It's All About Popu-u-lar.
I have finished a hat. It's a lovely hat, based on the Coppe pattern by Kylie McDonnell-Wade, and it's made out of a one-of-a-kind yarn...
So Bead It, Just Bead It
So I was sitting on my stash, picking up skeins, chortling with avaricious glee, and letting them slip through my fingers back onto the...
The Secret Shame of a Fiber Floozie
Let's start with an analogy, because everybody loves analogies (at least Uncle Stashley himself does, and it is, after all, my blog!)...
I Foyage from Fancouver to Fictoria
It's my birthday (August 20th), and I thought how lovely to treat myself to a weekend knitting getaway--and with Fibrations happening in...
I Tink, Therefore I Am
I've explained in an earlier post just how easy it is to fix minor mistakes in knitting by dropping stitches and correcting them--but if...