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This is the first of four knitting posts. Two of which I finished months ago so the commentary will be short on some of them. I recently started a new job which is great. However, is the most strenuous one I've had in awhile. As a result, I have less time and energy for reading, but knitting is more manageable. I have tended to knitting when work or school was occupying. I am aiming to…

Even though I had start this twice and it gave me some trouble towards the end, this is the most beautiful thing I have made yet. Once I frogged back my first attempt after several mistakes of not being careful, it went extremely well through the knitting. I flew through the pattern doing up to line 55 of Jared's chart (or 101 in the Extended/normal chart). I love the colour though the Cascade 220 dye…

One of my best knit items yet. Last summer, I tried making Evelyn A. Clark's other popular pattern Swallowtail Shawl and ran into a lot of problems so it has been hibernating. I am ready to tackle it again after this wonderful project. Popularized by Brooklyn Tweed's version of aran lace, I decided to do some stashbusting with my Patons. This was one of my most enjoyable knits; it's easy to knit up and remember.…